ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Senator Faisal Javed Khan on Sunday revealed that Pakistan witnessed highest ever Information Technology (IT) exports in 6 months of the running fiscal year 2021-22.
Taking to twitter, he said: “Our IT Exports during Fiscal Year 21-22 surged to $1.302 billion at the growth rate of 36% v/s $959 million during the same period of 2020-21”.
“Hopefully we’ll be able to cross $3.5 billion mark during this financial year”, he added.
Faisal Javed Khan who is also Chairman Senate Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting said that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s focus is on increasing exports to stimulate economic growth. “We will inshaallah double our IT industry in 2 years”, he added.
PM Imran Khan's focus is on increasing exports to stimulate economic growth. We will insha'ALLAH double our IT industry in 2 years. TechZones are being set-up to create employment, economic transformation & attract intl investors. We are now the third-largest gig economy globally
— Faisal Javed Khan (@FaisalJavedKhan) January 23, 2022
He said that TechZones are being established to create employment, economic transformation & attract international investors. “We are now the third-largest gig economy globally”, he added.