Govt. Taking Steps For It Industry Growth: MD PSEB

MD, Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) Said That Government Was Taking All Possible Steps To Ensure Long Term IT Industry Growth.

Managing Director, Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) Osman Nasir Friday Said That The Government Was Taking All Possible Steps To Ensure Long Term IT Industry Growth Trajectory And To Facilitate IT Industry Exports Which Are Already Tax Exempt. In a statement, he said, that Pakistan’s IT industry has reached important milestone in its journey. “Measures are being undertaken to develop IT industry eco system in secondary and tertiary cities of Pakistan” he added.

In this context, PSEB registration fee for IT and ITeS companies, including call centers and IT startups, that are based in the underserved areas, has been waived off for one year and would include all areas other than Islamabad, Lahore, Faisalabad, Sialkot, Rawalpindi, Peshawar and Karachi. This is expected to expand Pakistan’s IT Industry eco system and therefore create a vibrant tech culture across Pakistan, he said.

He said Software Technology Parks are being prioritized by the present government to achieve this objective. A Software Technology Park was inaugurated in Gilgit recently which is fully occupied by IT companies.

This news was originally published at Urdu Point.

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