IT Ministry concerned at delay in construction of IT park

Minister of State for Information Technology (IT) Anusha Rahman on Monday said the government is committed to provide an integrated platform to all the technology-related companies through the establishment of Technology Parks in the country.15[1]

She expressed these views while chairing a meeting related to Software Technology Parks. The minister constituted a committee under the chairmanship of Ministry of IT Secretary Kamran Ali Qureshi and directed it to make RFO for the project. While addressing the meeting the minister said IT parks should not merely be confined to IT related initiatives rather they should be equipped with and offer opportunities for all the modern technologies. It should offer equal opportunities to educational, health sciences, pharmaceutical, textile and all other relevant industries under one roof or net.

Ms Rehman while expressing firm resolve of government said that it would leave no stone unturned for materialisation of this objective and soon this initiative would be converted into a next generation transformation and technology parks capable of housing companies from different sectors of socio-economic development that can be enabled through exploitation of current and future ICT technologies.

 

Author: Ismail Ziker

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