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Ambassador Haque discusses Pakistan’s digitalization with Chinese experts - Associated Press of Pakistan

Last updated Thursday, September 9, 2021 13:16 ET , Source: TopWireNews

BEIJING, Sep 9 (APP):Pakistan Ambassador to China Moin ul Haque, on the 4th Belt and Road Service Trade Cooperation Forum recently held in Beijing, said in the last financial year, our information technology (IT) services export reached a record of US$ 2 billion.
“There is a very promising future. We hope that in a couple of years, we will double it to US$4 to 5 billion,” he said.
The forum was held by China Council for the Promotion of International Trade and China Service Trade Association.
Ambassador Haque , together with Federico Rah, deputy head of the Uruguayan Embassy in China, Zhou Chenghu, chairman of the China Service Trade Association, and Wu Kai, chief executive officer of Airwallex, participated in “Digital Belt and Road” themed dialogue hosted by Long Yongtu, consultant of the China Association for Trade in Services.
“In this globalized and interconnected world, Pakistan cannot remain isolated. For that reason, the Pakistani government launched a very comprehensive initiative of digitalization a couple of years ago. It looks at the whole issue as an ecosystem and infrastructure development.”
During the dialogue, Moin ul Haque shared Pakistan’s experience of digitalization. “There’s a focus on sectoral digitalization, like on agriculture, education or health. We are also focusing on e-commerce.”
Moin ul Haque told CEN that Pakistan would like to develop its e-commerce infrastructure. “Telecommunication sector has been upgraded. Our internet penetration, mobile...



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