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Japan considers Pakistan to become the next ICT powerhouse



77% of Tech Professionals Want New Jobs in Pakistan

Because Pakistan’s technology exports have increased by six times in the last decade, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has considered the country the “next powerhouse” of the information and communication technology (ICT) industry.

According to a recent analysis by the state-run JICA, the digital Pakistan policy 2018, which provides a slew of incentives to the IT sector, is one of the primary elements driving this trend..

During the previous ten years, Pakistan’s ICT exports have expanded sixfold, making it the country with the fastest growth rate in South Asia.

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According to a report based on a year-long study by JICA in partnership with the Pakistan Embassy in Tokyo, Pakistan is a popular international outsourcing destination because of its price competitiveness and the existence of a high number of active freelancers. A new partner for Japanese information technology enterprises, according to the journal.

There is a general overview of the ICT industry in Pakistan, including its performance in terms of information and communications technology (ICT) exports and the support structure provided by the Pakistani government. There is also a discussion of the development of a growth-driven ecosystem that is equally owned by the public and private sectors.

According to the findings of the “IT skills survey 2021,” Pakistani ICT engineers are highly talented in programming, software development, data processing and analysis, infrastructure architecture, and cloud engineering, among other fields.

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