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Lahore to have Information Technology park

Pakistan Software Export Board on Friday joined hands with Shaheen Foundation for the establishment of a new state-of-the-art IT Park measuring 360,000 square feet.

Operational from November 2008, the facility would be one of the largest IT Parks in the country with redundant connectivity, power backups and top-of-the-line civic amenities.

To be constructed in Lahore, the park would be used for international branding of Pakistan’s IT Industry and could house more than 30 medium-sized IT companies at affordable rents. PTCL, being the strategic partner of PSEB would provide networking and communication infrastructure facilities for the park.

Talib Baloch, MD PSEB and Air Vice-Marshal (retired) Arshad Rashid Sethi, MD Shaheen Foundation signed the MoU in PSEB head office here. The nine-storey building with two basements measuring 360,000 sq ft of covered space would provide 216,000 sq feet of contemporary rentable office space in prime location of Lahore. Continue reading

Brilliant News for Lahore – CM House to be converted into IT varsity

Monday, March 24, 2008
By our correspondent

The NEWS reports:

 Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz President Shahbaz Sharif on Sunday reiterated that he would convert the Punjab Chief Minister House into an information technology university after assuming power.

He was speaking at a ceremony held at the Aiwan-e-Karkunan-e-Pakistan to mark the Pakistan Day.

Shahbaz said the dictatorship in the country was on its last legs. He said the country was in the clutches of a dictator just one year ago and no one could imagine he would lose his grip on power. He said the dictatorship “wounded the nation” but now it was time that these wounds were healed.

He said the entire nation had sent a clear message to the undemocratic forces that their time had come to an end. He regretted that the dictator was still conspiring to derail the democratic process in the country. He said all efforts made by the undemocratic elements to derail the democracy in the country would be foiled. Continue reading