The Potential of Youth and Entrepreneurs in the IT Industry Astounds American Embassy

The US Consul General, H.E. William K. Makaneole, has stated that he is pleasantly surprised by the sheer size, talent, and potential of Pakistan’s IT industry. He was speaking at the 18th Annual ICT Awards of the Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA). He went on to say that he admires Pakistan’s dynamic leadership in the IT and ITeS industries and sees a lot of potential for people-to-people and business-to-business collaboration.

It is worth noting that the ICT awards were given out following a rigorous competition in a variety of categories and verticals, including industrial technologies, IT exports, consumer-centric IT services, business services, inclusivity & community development, public sector, student projects & innovations, gaming, technological innovations, and cross-categories. There were over 900 applications, the majority of which came from IT companies, and 33 winners were chosen in the aforementioned categories.

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