President Dr Arif Alvi adhere a video conference with a group of premier Pakistani IT experts from Silicon Valley, USA to talk about Pakistan Software Business Initiative and accentuates the need for specialized training programme in Information Technology sector to reinforce Pakistan’s software exports.
He said that Pakistan has lagged behind in software exports due to lack of focus and proper specialized training, but emphasized that if executed as proposed Pakistan can produce foreign exchange and have a world class software workforce.
The essential objective of this initiative is to educate the students and prepare them for software development jobs in the extremely competitive global market.
Under this programme, initially 250 software graduates will be trained by overseas trainers in areas of Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain and Mobile Application. He added that it will also make sure the drainage of technological specialists to other countries.