The 21st edition of the International Information Technology and Telecommunication show ITCN Asia 2022 kicked off at Expo Centre Karachi Wednesday.
Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Syed Amin-ul-Haq inaugurated the three-day ITCN Asia exhibition by cutting the ribbon. Additional Secretary IT and Telecom Aisha Moriani, representatives of IT and telecom companies, officials of the Ministry of IT and Telecom and relevant organisations were also present at the occasion.
Around 500 companies had set stalls in the 21st ITCN Asia exhibition to showcase solutions for various important fields of IT and Telecom sector including cloud, data centre, cyber security, ERP, education, banking and finance, health and pharmaceutical, eCommerce, artificial intelligence and robotics with a focus on networking, knowledge sharing and lead generation.
Later, the federal minister while addressing the 3rd Digital Pakistan Summit, reiterated the government’s commitment to swift growth of information technology and telecom in the country and said that Prime Minister Shehbaz Shareef was taking a keen interest in the development of the sector for sustainable growth of the national economy.
He said that six National Incubation Centres were working across the country while the 7th centre was all set to be opened in Hyderabad soon which will be followed by the opening of another incubation centre in Faisalabad.
He said that the government under the Digital Pakistan vision was focusing on skills development to meet the demand of the industry besides providing optimum facilitation to the private sector and ensuring enabling policy initiatives and legislation.