IT Minister seeks Korea's help in smart phones manufacturing, Ambassador of Korea meets Syed Amin Ul Haque

Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Mr. Suh Sangpyo called on Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque here on Wednesday. 
The Federal Minister for IT welcomed the Korean Ambassador in his office, and during meeting matters of mutual interests and related to IT and Telecommunication were discussed. 
The two sides agreed to enhance cooperation in the field of IT and Telecom.
Federal Minister for IT Syed Amin Ul Haque said that Pakistan greatly values its relations with the Republic of the Korea. He said Ministry of IT & Telecom is taking steps regarding digitalization. Pakistan’s IT &  Telecom sector is rapidly progressing. 
Federal Minister Amin Ul Haque said that Pakistan's ICT export remittances have surged to $1.512 billion at a growth rate of 43.59% during July-March of FY 2020-21, in comparison to US $1.053 billion during same period last financial year.
He said Ministry of IT and Telecommunication is committed for provision of telecom service across the country including Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan (GB).
He said Pakistan wants to get benefits from the experience  of Korea in the field of IT. The Federal Minister for IT also urged Korea to support Pakistan in smart phones manufacturing and assembling.
He said IT & Telecom companies of Korea can invest in Pakistan as atmosphere for foreign investment in Pakistan is conducive.
He said exchange of IT professionals and startups between the two countries is also vital.
Speaking on occasion, Ambassador of Korea said that Korea wanted to establish information access center in Pakistan.
He also lauded IT Ministry's efforts for promotion of IT and Telecommunication in the country. 
Senior officers of the Ministry of IT & Telecom were also present in the meeting.