President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that Pakistan is working on introducing reforms for creating a better business climate for tech-based businesses in the country.
He was talking to the delegation a global IT services and solution-providing company, in Islamabad on Thursday.
Talking to the delegation, the President said the Government of Pakistan had prioritized e-governance and digitalization of government business in order to bring the level of public service delivery at par with global standards.
The President said this would help bring about exponential growth in the number of start-up companies, encourage tech-savvy entrepreneurs to grow and expand their enterprises, and attract foreign investment in the IT sector.
He underlined the need to provide maximum facilitation to foreign companies making foreign investments and expanding their businesses in Pakistan.
He also called for improving the ease of doing business in the country, especially in the IT sector, to attract investment and to substantially increase the export of IT-based products and services.
The President said that our universities, Higher Education Institutions and skill development organizations should develop close linkages with the leadership of the IT industry.
He said teaching and training modules should be based on the feedback from the industry which would help develop human resources that would meet the requirements of the economy.