Islamabad: According to various sources, Mr. Suh Sangpyo, Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, met with Syed Amin Ul Haque, Federal Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunications, on Wednesday.
The Korean Ambassador was invited into the Federal Minister of Information Technology’s office, and during the meeting, topics of mutual interest and IT and telecommunications were discussed.
The two sides agreed to expand their collaboration in the fields of information technology and telecommunications.
Syed Amin Ul Haque, Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Information Technology, said that Pakistan values its ties with the Republic of Korea. He mentioned that the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications is taking measures toward digitalization. Pakistan’s IT and telecommunications industry is rapidly developing.
He said that Pakistan wishes to benefit from Korea’s experience in the field of information technology. In addition, the Federal Minister of Information Technology urged Korea to assist Pakistan in mobile manufacturing and assembly.
He said that Korean IT and telecom companies will invest in Pakistan because the environment for foreign investment in Pakistan is favorable.
Amin Ul Haque, the Federal Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunications stated that the Ministry of IT and Telecommunications is committed to providing telecom services across the world, including in Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan (GB).
He also stressed the importance of IT professionals and startups exchanging ideas between the two countries.
The Korean Ambassador stated on several occasions that his country wished to create a knowledge excess center in Pakistan.
He also praised the IT Ministry’s efforts to promote information and communication technology in the region. The meeting included senior officers from the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications.