Mr. Zain Ul Abidin, H.E. Babar Amin and Ayesha Saeed
Pakistan High arranged Australia-Pakistan Virtual IT Delegation Meeting on Cloud Services
A B2B meeting between Pakistani and Australian IT companies on Cloud Services was organized by the High Commission in coordination with the Consulate General of Pakistan in Sydney and in Melbourne on 24 August 2021. The meeting is in continuation of the High Commissionís initiative of Virtual IT Delegation Meeting (VITDM).
In his opening remarks, the High Commissioner H.E.Mr. Babar Amin welcomed the IT companies from Pakistan and Australia to VITDM. He highlighted the enormous scope of investment and business in IT sector in Pakistan. He invited Australian entrepreneurs to collaborate with Pakistani IT technologies. He further shared the incentives being provided by the government in National Incubation Centres for technological based projects.
MD Pakistan Software Export Board Mr. Osman Nasir
Mr. Osman Nasir, Managing Director of Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) informed about the IT landscape of Pakistan and various advantages for Australian companies to set up and invest in IT sector of Pakistan.
Around 22 Pakistani and 16 Australian entities participated in the meeting. During the meeting, the companies presented profiles of their companies and made sales pitch. The meeting was moderated by Consul General of Pakistan in Sydney Muhammad Ashraf whereas Consul General of Pakistan for Melbourne Sardar Adnan Rashid, Pakistanís Honorary Investment Counsellor Hasan Kanji, as well as the representatives from Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP), Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) and National Incubation Centre participated in the meeting.
This was the eighth meeting organized by the High Commission in the last ten months under the VITDM initiative. The High Commission has initiated sectoral wise meetings to promote cooperation between the two sides. Earlier sectoral meeting were held in the fields of Information/Cyber security, Artificial Intelligence, Big Data and Fintech. The aim of these meetings is to promote greater business opportunities in the field of IT between the two sides and provide Pakistani companies a B2B platform with their Australian counterparts.
The High Commissioner H.E.Mr. Babar Amin
Consul General of Pakistan in Sydney Muhammad Ashraf
Head of Chancery Mr. Zain Ul Abidin, High Commissioner H.E. Babar Amin and First Secretary Ayesha Saeed
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