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Kazakhstan and Pakistan forge plans for IT sector collaboration

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The two nations’ collaboration in the sphere of IT and telecommunication was discussed on Tuesday by Kazakhstan’s ambassador to Pakistan, Yerzhan Kistafin, and Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecommunication, Shaza Fatima Khawaja.

Pakistan’s interest in fortifying telecom and IT connections with Kazakhstan was conveyed by the minister during the meeting.

According to a news release, she suggested creating a cooperative working group between the two nations to promote communication between tech companies on both sides.

Shaza Fatima further recommended that Pakistan and Kazakhstan start technology transfer and IT expert exchange programmes.

She asked IT companies in Kazakhstan to explore investing in this attractive sector by highlighting the investment opportunities in Pakistan’s IT and telecom industry.

Ambassador Yerzhan Kistafin emphasised that the two nations’ relations in this area would continue to grow and reaffirmed his nation’s commitment to further up collaboration with Pakistan in the IT and telecom sectors.

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Aisha Humera Moriani, the Additional Secretary of MoITT, Muhammad Zohaib Khan, the Chairman of the Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA), and Syed Jawwad Ali Sherazi, the DG of International Coordination, also attended the meeting.

A number of particular topics were probably discussed in the talks between Pakistan and Kazakhstan about working together in the IT sector.

  • Outsourcing and Software Development:

Opportunities for cooperative software development initiatives or outsourcing services may be investigated by both nations. This could entail exchanging knowledge about application development, maintenance, and software engineering.

  • Cybersecurity: To protect digital infrastructure, cybersecurity professionals must work together. Pakistan and Kazakhstan may talk about how to work together on cyber defence plans, exchange threat intelligence, and improve their cybersecurity capacities.
  • Infrastructure for Telecommunications: The two countries might look at working together to upgrade their communication networks. This might involve working together to improve mobile networks, increase broadband connection, and advance digital inclusion.
  • Solutions for E-Government: The adoption of e-government solutions and the exchange of best practices can be advantageous for the governments of both nations. This could entail optimising citizen involvement, digitising public services, and simplifying administrative procedures.
  • Analytics and data science: Innovative solutions in the fields of data science, big data analytics, and artificial intelligence (AI) can result from collaboration. It might be discussed to collaborate on research projects, share data, and develop capability in these fields.
  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation:
  • Collaboration between tech entrepreneurs and startups must be encouraged. Kazakhstan and Pakistan should look into ways to encourage cross-border investment, startup exchanges, and innovation ecosystem support.
  • This partnership has the potential to enhance both countries’ economies and technologically.

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