40pc IT exports increased in July-December compared to same period in 2019

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Zubair Qureshi

Islamabad

Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication is making special efforts to increase IT exports and encourage IT companies.
According to a press release issued Thursday the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) export remittances including export of Telecommunication, computer and information services, have surged to US $958 million at a growth rate of 40px during July-December of FY 2020-21, in comparison to US $684 million during July-December of FY 2019-20.
According to performance report of Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB), the attached department of the Ministry of IT and Telecommunication has shown tremendous boost in this sector.
Lauding the increase in IT exports, Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque said this is the highest growth rate for the FY 2020-21 (July-December).
He said in statement that every possible steps are being taken to increase IT exports, adding that Pakistan’s IT industry is rapidly growing.
The Federal Minister for IT also appreciated the role of Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) and country’s IT industry.

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