PTI to make Pakistan ‘tech superpower’ in a decade: Fawad
July 12, 2020 01:22 AM
Federal Science and Technology Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Saturday that the PTI-led government was aimed at turning Pakistan into a ‘technological superpower’ in 10 years.
According to him, the Ministry of Science and Technology adopted ‘Made in Pakistan’ projects under the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
Pakistan has been exporting sanitisers and masks in millions which fell short at the hour of the need, he claimed adding that Lahore, Karachi and Islamabad would be turned into special economic zones.
In the next phase, a 200-acre health city will be built in Faisalabad, in the economic zones, the technology industry and businesses would be granted special privileges, he said in his social media message, inviting international firms under ‘relaxed tax structure’.