Australian High Commission visits KPITB
PESHAWAR: Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is very keen to promote Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the province. The government has initiated many positive steps to attract investors and boost the sector of ICT, said Dr Shahbaz Khan, Managing Director of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board (KPITB) in a meeting with the delegation of Australian High Commission last day at Peshawar.
The delegation was led by the Deputy Head of Mission, Brek Batley. Dr Shahbaz Khan briefed the delegation about the different projects and initiatives of the KPITB. The meeting was attended by the Director KPITB, Asim Jamsheed, Director Marketing Munim Khan, Deputy Director Asim Ishaq and other officials.
The officials of Australian High Commission showed interest in all the projects, especially, in BPO (Business Processing Outsourcing) and Durshal incubation centers. They also appreciated the initiatives like Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Youth Employment Program, Advance Digital Skills and Internship Programme which are coined to provide digital skills to youth of the province. The delegation also visited the newly established BPO Ready Space and highly praised the facilities and environment of BPO.