The success of STZs is a win for Pakistan and a win for Pakistan is a win for us all.

Pakistan – Asia’s Next Big Technology Hub

We are on a mission to establish the knowledge economy by introducing high-tech infrastructure and regulatory framework that enables lightning paced growth in the technology sector.

2nd

In South Asia for ease of doing business

Pakistan has made unprecedented improvements in ease of doing business according to the World Bank report 2020 due to the introduction and integration of e-services at the national and provincial level.

Among Top 10

Improver in accelerated business climate reform

Over the last few years, Pakistan has restructured the business climate enabling efficient coordination among institutions and reducing red-tapism which has led to significant improvements.

28th

In the world for protecting minority investors

Pakistan continues to perform exceptionally on protecting minority investors by earning the maximum possible points for introducing measures for governance safeguards protecting shareholders from undue board control.

What Pakistan Offers

US $3.5 billion worth of exports produced by the IT sector annually

The effective utilization of the IT sector and sustainable growth can lead to a Current Account Surplus for the economy, and benefits for investors.

US$1 billion is the worth of the country’s e-commerce market as of 2018.

This has managed to attract e-commerce giants such as Alibaba, Rocket Internet and Amazon to invest in Pakistan.

US$1 billion is the worth of the country’s e-commerce market as of 2018.

This has managed to attract e-commerce giants such as Alibaba, Rocket Internet and Amazon to invest in Pakistan.

4th Among Freelancers Markets Globally

Pakistani youth are supplying various IT services in the global freelance market which has been a huge benefit for local and multinational firms looking for freelance resources.

Investment Sectors

FIN-TECH

FIN-TECH

The fin-tech industry has immense potential to grow in Pakistan. Currently, we have 152 million mobile phone subscribers in Pakistan, mobile wallets reached a high of 33 million as of September 2017, and the share of active mobile wallets has also seen significant growth since then. Pakistan is among the countries where internet penetration rate is accelerating, giving users more choice to do businesses using the internet.

AGRI-TECH

AGRI-TECH

AgriTech is the use of technology in agriculture, horticulture, and aquaculture with the aim of improving yield, efficiency, and profitability. There is a prevalent need to digitize the agricultural ecosystem by automating Agricultural processes, incorporating digital communication and interaction, and most importantly capturing and utilizing the data generated during the farming processes conducted by more than 5 million smallholder farmers across the country.

ROBOTICS

ROBOTICS

Robotics is a budding industry in Pakistan. Many private corporations, colleges, newly established organizations and consultants are contributing in Robotics from the basics to cutting edge level. This mechanical technology is being instructed as a subject in various open and private educational organizations, alongside a few research think-tanks that have been shaped for R&D in Robotics.

BIO-TECH

BIO-TECH

Biotechnology industry is of tremendous value to agriculture, health, as well as conservation of biodiversity, and it is also important for transnational commerce and trade. Pakistan is on the threshold of entering into the arena. Biotechnology has considerable potential for promoting the efficiency of crop improvement, food production, and poverty reduction, especially in developing countries like Pakistan. Foreign investments may help in accelerating development in the field of biotechnology which has great potential for mitigating the suffering of millions in the region.

TRAVEL-TECH

TRAVEL-TECH

Pakistan made it to the top of Conde Nast’s list as one of the most exciting travel destinations of 2020. Forbes also listed Pakistan in its ‘best under-the-radar trips of 2020’. Pakistan Tourism Development Corporation (PTDC) reported that in 2018, 17,823 foreign tourists visited Pakistan compared to 10,476 in 2017. With the increased familiarity of digital payment tools and Pakistan rising in global tourism rankings, there are unprecedented opportunities in the tourism space to design creative solutions for untapped market segments.

IOT and Automation

IOT and Automation

Pakistan’s IT industry has seen a significant influx of tech entrepreneurs specifically focusing on developing products and services pertaining to ‘Internet of Things’ and Automation. Incubation programs such as Plan X, Plan 9, Velocity, Nest I/O, NSPIRE are moving enthusiastic minds towards IoT-based research and development. Currently, IoT applications in Pakistan include solar-powered home solutions enabling off-grid rural households to power electronic devices; on-board diagnostics (OBD) devices for fleet management; and IoT solutions integrated with vehicle and motorcycle insurance products to help combat theft.