36th meeting of Board of Directors of PSEB was held on Monday to review the progress on various IT initiatives under PSEB. Acting managing Director Syed Iftikhar Hussain Shah apprised the team regarding the key milestones achieved in the last four years. Pakistan Witnesses 98% Growth in IT Industry Exports during 4 Years: Anusha Rehman.
Iftikhar informed that PSEB has exhibited at eleven international trade fairs along with other 65 IT companies and has generated more than two thousand leads. He revealed that exhibiting in such trade fairs improve perception of Pakistan as a viable destination for outsourcing and Investment.
Pakistan Witnesses 98% Growth in IT Industry Exports during 4 Years: Anusha Rehman
Anusha explained that performance of IT sector of Pakistan can be measured from the fact that IT industry exports register 98% growth in just four years. This growth has resulted in substantial contribution to Pakistan’s economy through foreign exchange earnings and job creation.
“Due recognition must be extended to our freelancers who have catapulted Pakistan on the 4th spot on the largest freelancing website in the world.”
With the technical and financial assistance of PSEB, more than 30 IT professionals and 28 IT companies have received certifications in Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMi) platform. More than 134 companies have received certifications in ISO 9001, ISO 27001 and ISO 20001, hence enabling them to solicit exports from the developed markets.