Concrete steps being taken to develop IT sector, jobs for youth

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Staff Reporter
Peshawar

Adviser to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Science and Information Technology Ziaullah Bangash said that the provincial government was taking concrete steps to develop the IT sector and provide employment opportunities to the youth.

The agreement was signed by Managing Director, IT Board, Dr. Ali Mahmood and an official of Affinity in the presence of Advisor on Science and Information Technology, Ziaullah Bangash.

According to the agreement, Affinity Company is setting up a sub-office in Peshawar with the help of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board, which will not only allow the company to start regular investments in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, but also provide employment opportunities to the local population.

Secretary Science and Information Technology Humayun Khan, Director IT Board Asim Jamshed, Digital Jobs Project Project Manager Muhammad Bilal and officials of Affinity Company were also present on the occasion.

Addressing the function, Advisor on Science and Information Technology Ziaullah said it was a great achievement of the provincial government to expand the business of an international IT company like Affinity to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under the direction of Chief Minister Mahmood Khan and the efforts of Provincial Finance Minister Taimur Saleem Jhagra.