Federal Minister for IT & Telecom Syed Amin Ul Haque inaugurates Amazon Software Technology Park

Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque inaugurated Amazon Software Technology Park here on Wednesday. 
MD Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) Osman Nasir, Chairman Amazon Software Technology Park Shafiq Akbar, officers of Ministry of IT & Telecom and PSEB were also present in the ceremony.
Amazon Software Technology Park was established in collaboration with Pakistan Software Export Board and Amazon Mall.
Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque said that Pakistan’s IT companies were providing services to world institutions in over 120 countries. He said that Pakistan's IT industry were rapidly progressing and our IT exports are also increasing. He said that technology was changing with every passing day, adding that we have to equip our youth with modern technology. He said youth are country's asset, adding that steps are being taken to connect the masses in rural areas with digital world. Connectivity is the topmost priority of the government and it is because of broadband facility we can  connect with digital world, he said.
The Federal Minister for IT said that presently 22 Software technology parks were operative in small cities and we have set the target of taking the number of technology parks up to 40 by December 2022./Ends