Delegation of Japanese company M/s. Plus-W, Inc. led by its CEO Ms. Wakako Sakurari called on Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque here on Wednesday. Matters related to imparting training to Pakistani IT professionals and establishing Japanese centres in Pakistani universities were discussed during the meeting.
The Federal Minister for IT said Japanese experts formed a joint venture with Pakistani companies and impart training to Pakistani IT professionals. He said that Pakistan has about 5000 ICT companies and 300,000 ICT technicians and it produces 20,000 IT graduates every year.
Japan would need around 800,000 IT engineers by 2030. He said the cooperation between Pakistan and Japan in the field of ICT is very beneficial for the two countries.
Lauding the role of the Ministry of IT and Telecom, the Japanese delegation said Pakistan has great talent in the field of IT and Telecom.
Syed Amin Ul Haque
Government of Pakistan
Ignite – National Technology Fund
Pakistan Software Export Board
National Information Technology Board -NITB