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IT exports increased by 13% in last 30 days: Saif
February 26, 2024

Caretaker Federal Minister for Information Technology Dr. Umar Saif says IT exports have seen a steady increase over the past five months, with a notable thirteen percent surge observed in the last 30 days.

In an interview with a private news channel, he expressed confidence that the country may soon achieve its target of reaching ten billion dollars in IT exports.

Acknowledging the vital role of the IT industry in the national economy, Dr. Umar Saif emphasized the importance of providing ample incentives, facilities, and rewards to support its growth.

He said over the past five months, various initiatives have been implemented to boost IT exports and facilitate industry growth.

Highlighting Pakistan's strong presence in the global online freelancing market, the Minister said that the country boasts over one point five million registered freelancers, ranking second globally after the United States.