Saturday, June 22

Caretaker Prime Minister chairs the fifth meeting of the Board of Governors of Special Technology Zones Authority

Caretaker Prime Minister chairs the fifth meeting of the Board of Governors of Special Technology Zones Authority

Caretaker Prime Minister chairs the fifth meeting of the Board of Governors of Special Technology Zones Authority

The fifth meeting of the Board of Governors of Special Technology Zones Authority chaired by Caretaker Prime Minister Anwarul Haq Kakar. The IT sector can play a key role in the country’s economy. Pakistan has a lot of potential to develop in the field of information technology. Necessary policies should be made to attract IT experts from all over the world to Pakistan for the development and promotion of IT in Pakistan. The government is taking steps for foreign investment in the IT sector, in which there has been positive progress. The meeting ratified the decisions of the fourth meeting of the Board of Governors of the Special Technology Zones Authority

The meeting approved the restructuring of the Budget and Finance, Audit and Technical Committees of the Board of Governors of the Special Technology Zones Authority.

The meeting approved submission of drafts of Authority Licensing Framework, Authority Procedures and Fee Regulations to the Technical Committee.

The fifth meeting of the Board of Governors of Special Technology Zones Authority was held in Islamabad today under the chairmanship of Caretaker Prime Minister Anwarul Haq Kakar.

Talking to the participants of the meeting, the Prime Minister said that the IT sector can play a key role in the country’s economy. Pakistan has a lot of potential to develop in the field of information technology. He directed that necessary policies should be made to attract IT experts from all over the world to Pakistan for the development and promotion of IT in Pakistan. He further said that the government is taking steps for foreign investment in the IT sector and there has been positive progress in this regard.

Various issues related to Special Technology Zones Authority were discussed in the meeting.

The meeting ratified the decisions of the fourth meeting of the Board of Governors of the Special Technology Zones Authority. The meeting approved the restructuring of the Budget Finance, Audit and Technical Committees of the Board of Governors of the Special Technology Zones Authority. Furthermore, the meeting also approved submission of the drafts of the Authority’s Licensing Framework, Authority Procedures and Fee Regulations to the Technical Committee.

Federal Secretaries Cabinet, Finance, Information Technology, Science and Technology, Chief Secretaries of all four provinces and other board members participated in the meeting.

Editor: Raja Kamran