PTI Govt Takes New Initiative, Pakistan’s First Ever Digital City in the Making

It has been reported recently that the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has planned to establish the first ever Digital City of Pakistan.

The site of the Digital City has been marked at Haripur behind Margala Hills Islamabad.

The location is not only one of the most scenic of places in Pakistan, but it also in close proximity to the Islamabad capital territory and to the new International Airport Islamabad.

The government aims to establish the digital city in order to provide companies from diverse range of multinational businesses and technology with a developed and competitive land.

The process of developing the city has already begun. The KPITB has started to collect feedback and requirements from all potential investors from around the country.

It has been added that the firms that should invest in the city must belong from the following categories:

  • Electronic Manufacturers
  • Mobile, Computer and Peripheral Manufacturers
  • Communications Equipment Manufacturers
  • Semiconductor and other electronic Manufacturers
  • Audio, Video and Wearable Device Manufacturers
  • Software Houses
  • Technology Incubators
  • Academic Institutes (Universities/campuses)
  • Hospitality Services Industry
  • Linguistic Training Providers
  • Business Process Outsourcing firms.