Hong Kong Delegation Visits PITB
Umer Jamshaid 8 days ago Fri 12th April 2019 | 11:25 AM
A 12 member delegation from Hong Kong accompanied by Mr. Ali Awan, Trade Devlopment Officer at Consulate General of Pakistan in Hong Kong visited Punjab Information Technology Board here today
Lahore (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 12th Apr, 2019 ) A 12 member delegation from Hong Kong accompanied by Mr. Ali Awan, Trade Devlopment Officer at Consulate General of Pakistan in Hong Kong visited Punjab Information Technology Board here today. The delegation comprising Vice President, Pakistan Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong (PCCHK)Dr Ellen Lau,the Chairman Asia & Africa Committee, HKGCCBehzadMirzaei, The Chinese Manufactures Association of Hong Kong representative Mr. Tang Kam Tim and other representatives were briefed about the ongoing and future ICT and entrepreneurial projects in Punjab.
Chairman PITB Azfar Manzoor delivered a presentation highlighting the vision and mission of PITB in helping Punjab become the top e-governed and IT-enabled province. Chairman further explained the significance of projects such as Plan9 - PITB's Tech Incubator, PlanX, E-Rozgaar Program, Herself and TechHub Connect that are enabling the youth to acquire financially sustainable employment opportunities. PITB can act as a bridge to connect IT industry stakeholders between Pakistan and Hong Kong, he added.
Chairman Asia & Africa Committee, HKGCC, BehzadMirzaei commended PITB’s efforts in advancing technological innovations in the province and expressed a willingness to utilize the substantial talent pool available in Pakistan. He invited PITB officials to come and see the technological advancements in Hong Kong. He said that Ali baba group has over a billion customers and are been served online all over the world. We can help Pakistani start-ups to grow and scale up.
Vice President, Pakistan Chamber of Commerce Hong Kong (PCCHK) Dr Ellen Lau said that we welcome Pakistani tech-entrepreneurs and encourage them to work with the IT sector of Hong Kong and polish their skills as per global standards.
Both parties agreed that the cooperation between Pakistan and Hong Kong in information technology (IT) sector will open up new avenues of bilateral relations in the field of technological interventions, which will also strengthen and promote the interaction between experts of two countries.