Special Technology Zones are being established in major cities to facilitate IT professionals, said Prime Minister Imran Khan while Chairing 4th meeting of Board of Governors of Special Technology Zones Authority in Islamabad on Monday. For this purpose, Compliance Regime has been introduced in place of NOC Regime.
He said facilitating IT Sector to create huge employment opportunities for tech-savvy youth in the country is top priority of the government.
The Prime Minister highlighted that Youth constitutes around 68 per cent of our population, and IT sector has full potential to engage them productively for socio-economic uplift.
Earlier, the Board of Governors approved to declare various technology and innovation clusters in Islamabad as Special Technology Zones to create enabling environment for IT Sector to utilise existing infrastructure for growth of tech startups and freelancers.
The Prime Minister directed the authorities concerned to take all possible measures for creation of tech-friendly ecosystem in the country.