Federal Minister Assures Development Of IT & Telecom Sector In Pakistan

The Government Is Taking Steps For The Development Of IT And Telecom Sector, Said Federal Minister For Information Technology And Telecommunication Syed Aminul Haque.


Chairing the seventh meeting of the Prime Minister’s Taskforce on IT and Telecom on Wednesday, the minister discussed matters pertaining to spectrum, fiberisation, and IT exports. Development Of IT, He said that youth are the asset and work is underway on different projects for creating employment opportunities for them through IT industry. He said that the IT ministry was committed to increasing IT exports and manufacturing of quality mobile phones in Pakistan. Haque added that work regarding fiberisation was ongoing and steps were being taken for provision of broadband services in unserved and underserved areas of the country. He said that he will meet the Sindh chief minister to discuss ending sales tax on IT export revenue, adding that IT industries are moving from Sindh to other provinces due to sales tax on IT export revenue.

This news was originally published at tribune.com.pk

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