WASHINGTON - Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry has urged the Pakistani IT professionals to explore new export opportunities and forge investment links with the US IT firms.

He was talking to a 16-member delegation of IT professionals from Pakistan, which is attending a Microsoft Global Partner event “Inspire” being held in Washington from July 9-13. During their meeting at the Embassy, the delegation discussed matters relating to IT sector in the country. Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry said, “Pakistan is an emerging market for the international investors and there is a tremendous potential for promoting Information Technology (IT) sector at the international level.”

During the discussion, Ambassador Chaudhry said, “US, and for foreseeable future, will remain a global leader in technology and there was great scope of promoting Pakistani IT professionals and IT based services etc in United States.”

He said, “Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with the US and intends to further strengthen bilateral relations in various fields including IT. In this context, a large number of Pakistani IT professionals visit the US to serve here and also to polish their professional skills.”

Ambassador Chaudhry underscored that, “CPEC has opened new avenues for Pakistan and is considered as an emerging investment hub for a large number of investors from all over the world and this trend is recently being followed by the Corporate America.”