Pakistan, Azerbaijan to boost cooperation in IT & telecom sector

Delegation of Azerbaijan led by its Minister of Digital Development and Transport, Mr. Rashad Nabiyev, called on Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque here on Tuesday.
The Federal Minister for IT welcomed the delegation on arrival in Ministry, and matters relating to digital transformation, software development and IT exports were discussed in detail. Secretary IT Navid Ahmed Shaikh was also present in the meeting.
The two sides agreed to enhance cooperation in the IT and telecom sector.
Talking to delegation, Federal Minster for IT Syed Amin Ul Haque said that Pakistan greatly values its relations with Azerbaijan. Pakistan wants to boost its ties with Azerbaijan in technology sector, he added.
He went on to say that Ministry of IT & Telecom committed to achieve Prime Minister's Digital Pakistan vision, adding that Ministry of IT working jointly with IT industry for digital transformation in the country.
Azerbaijan Minister of Digital Development and Transport, Mr. Rashad Nabiyev,  emphasized the need of forming joint working group between Pakistan and Azerbaijan for strengthening ties in IT and telecom sector. He said Azerbaijan wanted to work with Pakistan in the field of software development.
Earlier, Member IT Syed Junaid Imam briefed the delegation on digital Pakistan landscape.
The meeting was attended by Member IT Syed Junaid Imam, Member Telecom Muhammad Omar Malik, Member International Coordination Ajmal Anwar Awan, Member Legal Babur Sohail, CEO Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) Ali Raza, CEO Ignite Asim Shahryar Husain, DG to Minister Aftab Rashid and others.
Later, the delegation held meeting with the CEOs of different IT companies./Ends