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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said the government was focused on exploiting true potential of exports in the technology sector.

The premier stated this, while chairing a meeting of

the Board of Governors of the Special Technology Zones Authority (STZA). “Technology must be leveraged upon to not only earn foreign exchange but to recover from the current account deficit,” he added.

The prime minister directed the authorities concerned to take all possible measures to facilitate potential investors in the IT sector.

PM Imran directs authorities to facilitate investment in IT sector

He stressed upon ensuring ease of doing business to attract more Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the field.

Earlier, the prime minister was apprised that an investment of Rs520 million has been committed in different projects in Islamabad Technopolis, Karachi and Lahore Special Technology Zones under Special Technology Zones Authority (STZA). The meeting was attended by Industries Minister Khusro Bakhtiar, IT Minister Syed Aminul Haque, Advisor on Finance Shaukat Fayyaz Tarin, SAPM on Poverty Alleviation Dr Sania Nishtar, Chairman STZA Amer Ahmed Hashmi, and other senior officers concerned.

Copyright Business Recorder, 2021

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