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ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday said the main purpose of government’s steps for setting up special technology zones (STZs) was to facilitate the companies associated with the information and technology industry. The prime minister was chairing a high level meeting over information technology roadmap. The meeting was attended by Chairman Special Technology Zones Authority Amer Hashmi, Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) major gen. retired Amir Azeem Bajwa, CEO National Information Technology Board Syed Shabahat Ali Shah, Masood Jabbar and Tariq Malik, PM office media wing in a press release said.
During the meeting, a comprehensive strategy to increase local export in information technology was discussed. Speaking on the occasion, the prime minister said that during 60s, Pakistan was a precedent for all countries of the region in terms of progress and development.