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Bilawal Zardari Urges Meta's Global Affairs President To Open Office In Pakistan - TechJuice

Last updated Thursday, September 22, 2022 03:13 ET

During the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Pakistan’s Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari held a meeting with the Global Affairs President Nick Clegg of Facebook’s parent company Meta. In the meeting, the Foreign Minister discussed the importance of opening Meta’s offices in Pakistan and how both parties can benefit from it.
During the meeting, the foreign minister briefed Clegg about the opportunities available in Pakistan for the company to grow, and how the country consists of a young population with high teledensity, massive digitization of the economy, and a business-friendly regulatory regime. To quote the Foreign Minister, his words regarding the Pakistani market were;
“Pakistan’s IT sector has registered strong growth in the recent past opening new opportunities for platforms like Meta to expand its operations in Pakistan,”
There was no reassurance or promises by Nick Clegg about opening any offices in Pakistan at the moment but he seemed to agree with the points shared by Bilawal regarding the tech-genius youth that Pakistan has. Clegg briefed Bilawal on the contradiction that Meta’s Pakistan team comprised entirely of Pakistani professionals and decided against answering Bilawal’s request. He also told the foreign minister about Meta’s constant connectivity and capacity-building programs in Pakistan and that the country is the new area of interest for the company and that Meta is looking forward to doing more things in Pakistan. Clegg...

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