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Live Coverage - Revitalization of Pakistani IT Industry on 7th March @ 11 am (PST)

The Ministry of Information Technology & Telecom, inline with the efforts to extend all possible support to the IT industry is arranging a broad based consultation with IT Industry players on the revitalization of the IT Industry of Pakistan.

Senior government officials and industry professionals will be discussing possible options to ensure sustainable development of the local IT industry. Issues and challenges confronting the IT industry are also expected to be discussed at length and recommendations brainstormed. The session can be viewed live on 7th March, 2013 at 11:00 AM (PST).

You may join the live event at the following addresses:

For Laptops/Computers:             mms://202.125.158.234:8061

Mobiles:                                      rtsp://202.125.158.234:554/stream1.sdp

Tablets:                                           http://202.125.158.226:90/techmedia.html (click itelecast live)

Kindly contact the following for technical support:

  • Shakeel Ahmed: 0334-8212072
  • Muhammad Umar: 0333-2849289
  • Muhammad Shahid: 0334-3564845
  • Live Support at the event on Skype: itelecast.support

 

INAUGURATION CEREMONY OF SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGY PARK PLOT Nos. 155-156, I-9/3, ISLAMABAD

Moving ahead with the vision to provide IT enabled office space to the IT/ITeS industry at the most affordable rent, a recently constructed five storey building with 81,000 sq. ft. of office space and state of the art amenities including direct bandwidth connectivity through optic fibre, backup power generation, central heating/air-conditioning and ample car parking has been converted by PSEB into a Software Technology Park, located at Plot Nos. 155-156, Service Road North, I-9/3, Islamabad.

It is a matter of great pleasure to inform you that the honorable Prime Minister of Pakistan will be gracing the inauguration ceremony of the said Software Technology Park to be held within few days (event date & time will be conveyed to you via invitation card).

PSEB member IT/ITeS companies are cordially invited to attend the inauguration ceremony. In this regard, you are requested to share list of attendees so that invitation cards can be dispatched to you immediately. Required information is names of attendees and respective designation. You are also requested to share name, designation and mailing address of the contact person so that we can dispatch the invitation cards. Requested information must be received positively by Monday, 4th March, 2013 via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

PSEB would like to thank all the companies that have shown interest in the new STP and looking forward to receiving expression of interest from remaining interested parties.

 

Sajid Iqbal

Manager Domestic Business
Pakistan Software Export Board
2nd Floor, Evacuee Trust Complex,
F-5, Agha Khan Road, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tele: + 92-51-9220812, 9204074 (Ext 102)
Fax: +92 51 9204075
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2nd Pak-China Business Forum Exhibition 2013

The second PakChina Business Forum exhibition would be held at the PakChina Friendship Centre between March 23-26, 2013. The event is organized by COMSATS and its Chinese Counterparts. The emphasis of the event is on renewable technologies, new energy technologies, information & communication technologies, water conservation, biomedical material and purification/sanitation. The 2012 PakChina exhibition was attended by 45,000 visitors and 500 international visitors. Moreover 25 MOUs were signed as per the information submitted by the event organizer.

The event provides an opportunity to interact with fellow exhibitors, prospective customers, and explore collaboration, cooperation possibilities in addition to developing necessary contacts for business solicitation. It is pertinent to note that many Chinese firms, including ones active in Pakistan are expected to exhibit at the event.

COMSATS is inviting IT companies to exhibit at the event and is offering special rates for attracting IT companies to the event. A 3x3 meter booth would cost Rs. 10,000.  More than one booth can be procured. Furthermore several sponsorship options are available to IT companies that may be interested in sponsoring the event for additional projection. If your entity is interested in exhibiting at the event, kindly fill out the form  athttp://www.pseb.org.pk/images/docs/form  pakchina business forum 2013.doc and submit to COMSATS by Feb 26, 2012. Further information on the event and sponsoring the event may be obtained at ww3.comsats.edu.pk/pakchina or alternately contact Mr. Zeeshan Haider, Public Relation Officer, COMSATS at 051-90495257.

Sulman Hassan 
Director International Marketing
Pakistan Software Export Board
2nd Floor, Evacuee Trust Complex, 
F-5, Agha Khan Road, Islamabad, Pakistan
Tele: +92-51-111-333-666 Ext: 112
Fax: +92-51-9204075

Kinverg Brings International Six Sigma Trainings to Pakistan

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan – Jan. 1, 2013- Kinverg, a growing management training and consulting organization of Pakistan , delivered Six Sigma trainings to Telenor Pakistan through its recent affiliation with Kinverg Global Consulting Inc. Canada. Six Sigma is a globally accepted, customer centric methodology for improving business processes by using statistical tools and can be used by any organization irrespective of their size and industry segment.

Muhammad Ali, Chief Executive Officer, highlighted that “Six Sigma can improve bottom lines and reduce cost. The global markets are becoming more competitive and highly agile. Six Sigma prepares an organization to manage these challenges by optimizing the underlying business processes. Kinverg is well positioned to bring quality Six Sigma trainings in Pakistan through our international affiliations and faculty”. Zafar Inayat, Executive Director Kinverg Global Consulting Inc. Canada, handed over the certificates to participants while Umair Shamsi and Hamza Qaiser were present from Telenor Pakistan.

About Kinverg

Kinverg provides training and consulting services for Lean Six Sigma, information security and project management. It has representative offices in KSA and Canada while the head office is based in Pakistan. The major local clients include PTCL , PRAL , PITC (Wapda) , Shaukat Khanam Hospital , Lahore Stock Exchange , Telenor Pakistan , Abacus Consulting , Sidat Hyder , AutoSoft Dynamics ,Interloop Textiles and MCB. The major international clientele includes Saudi Aramco, Saudi Cluster Program, Mott MacDonald, Nadec, Saudi Airforce and Saudi National Center for e-Learning and Distance Learning. Visit kinverg.com for more details please check http://www.kinveg.com

 

ESOLPK held a Seminar on Monitoring and Evaluation IT solutions in Non-Profits

ESOLPK IT GROUP held a seminar on Monitoring and Evaluation in NGOs and Non Profits on 31st Jan, 2013. The event also included the launch of a new web application of ESOLPK Products Division namely OneProject, an exclusive product being introduced in the Non profits to streamlined their projects monitoring and evaluations based on SAAS model.

For more details, please check

http://www.esolpk.com/newsdetail.asp?news_id=197