Pakistani and Australian IT companies on Cloud Services have explored the options to collaborate for mutual benefit as Pakistan offers lucrative incentives and advantages for investment in IT sector.
The potential cooperation was discussed at a B2B meeting between Pakistani and Australian IT companies on Cloud Services organized by Pakistan High Commission in coordination with the Consulate General of Pakistan in Sydney and in Melbourne on 24 August 2021.
The meeting was a continuation of the High Commission’s initiative of Virtual IT Delegation Meeting (VITDM) and attended by 16 Australian and around 22 Pakistani entities besides the representatives from Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP), Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) and National Incubation Centre.
Pakistan High Commissioner Babar amin while welcoming the IT companies from Pakistan and Australia to VITDM highlighted the enormous scope of investment and business in IT sector in Pakistan.
He invited Australian entrepreneurs to collaborate with Pakistani IT technologies and shared the incentives being provided by the government in National Incubation Centres for technological based projects.
Mr. Osman Nasir, Managing Director of Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) informed about the IT landscape of Pakistan and various advantages for Australian companies to set up and invest in IT sector of Pakistan.
This was the eighth meeting organized by the High Commission in the last ten months under the VITDM initiative. The High Commission has initiated sectoral wise meetings to promote cooperation between the two sides.
Earlier sectoral meetings were held in the fields of Information/Cyber security, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Fintech.
The aim of these meetings is to promote greater business opportunities in the field of IT between the two sides and provide Pakistani companies a B2B platform with their Australian counterparts.