Pakistan desires enhanced ties with Sweden in IT, telecom

January 20, 2023

Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telcom Syed Amin ul Haque Thursday said Pakistan had a conducive environment for investment, especially in the IT and telecom sectors, and steps were afoot to introduce Pakistan as a brand in the world. The minister said this while talking to a high-level Swedish delegation led by Ambassador Henrik Persson, according to a statement received by WealthPK.

The delegation comprised CEOs of Swedish tech companies, who were apprised of the initiatives regarding Pakistan’s IT and telecommunication sector. Amin said Pakistan wanted to boost ties with Sweden and other European countries in IT and telecom and assured full cooperation with Sweden’s the tech companies in these sectors.

The delegation presented different proposals for technology use in education, health, agriculture, etc. and noted that climate changes and issues like food scarcity could be better tackled through the use of artificial intelligence. The ambassador also suggested Pakistani tech companies hold road shows in Sweden.

The delegation expressed satisfaction over the ongoing IT and Telecommunication projects. The meeting was also attended by Additional Secretary (in charge), MoITT Mohsin Mushtaq, Additional Secretary Aisha Humera Moriani, Member IT Syed Junaid Imam and DG IC Syed Jawwad Ali.

Credit : Independent News Pakistan-WealthPk