ISLAMABAD

A delegation of a Chinese consortium Wednesday visited Ministry of IT to explore investment opportunities in IT sector under Pak-China economic corridor.

The delegation was informed that country’s internet sector offers enormous investment opportunities to Chinese companies. The broadband penetration has risen from 3% to 15% over a short space of less than a year, and has an enormous potential. Visiting delegation showed their interest in IT parks, telecom infrastructure and local manufacturing of mobile handsets.

Chinese team expressed their resolve to continue their time tested partnership with Pakistan and resolved to invest in key sectors of economy to help reap mutual benefits.

The head of delegation Song thanked Minister for IT Anusha Rahman and showed his commitment to bring the big Chinese consortium to invest in IT and telecom sector.

In a separate development, Cabinet Division informed that it has shifted 68 percent of total office operations on Computer based E-Office software.

Within a short span of time the whole division will be completely shifted to e-office suit, a paperless environment, Federal Secretary Establishment Division Nadeem Hassan Asif informed ministry of IT officials during a meeting.