Pakistan to build first digital city near Islamabad

01:04 PM | 17 Oct, 2018
Pakistan to build first digital city near Islamabad
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ISLAMABAD – The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has announced to build Pakistan’s first ever digital city.

Special Assistant to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Kamran Khan Bangash, announced the plan of KPK government’s plan of launching Pakistan Digital City in Haripur, located behind the capital’s Margalla Hills.

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board (KPITB) has also revealed that the city will offer wide opportunities for businesses and technology corporations.

Interested investors can fill the form available at KPITB website to specify their requirements or email at  info@kpitb.gov.pk for further information.

The board has also mentioned the potential investors could include:

  • Electronic Manufacturers
  • Mobile, Computer and Peripheral Manufacturers
  • Communications Equipment Manufacturers
  • Semiconductor and other electronic Manufacturers
  • Audio, Video and Wearable Device Manufacturers
  • Software Houses
  • Technology Incubators
  • Academic Institutes (Universities/campuses)
  • Hospitality Services Industry
  • Linguistic Training Providers
  • Business Process Outsourcing firms.

The plan is to push forward the aims of Pakistan to attract foreign digital companies to invest in the South Asian country as a neighboring country India is stepping ahead in the digital market than Pakistan.

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