ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood said Pakistan’s Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and telecom exports reached US $ 1.70 billion in the last ten months.
On a social media website Twitter, the Adviser said from July 2020 to April 2021, Pakistan’s ICT and telecom exports grew by 46 percent to the US $ 1.70 billion as compared to the US $ 1.17 billion in the said duration.
He further said in April this year, these exports grew by 66 percent to the US $196 million as compared to the US $118 million in April last year. These exports now look set to breach the two billion mark for the first time in our history, the Advisor added.
“I commend the hard work of our ICT and telecom exporters and assure them that the Ministry of Commerce is at their service for any facilitation they need,” he said. Razak Dawood said Australian authorities have approved two mango treatment facilities for Pakistan.
MoC is glad to inform that during Jul-Apr 2021, Pakistan’s ICT & Telecom exports grew by 46% to USD 1.70 Billion as compared to USD 1.17 Billion in Jul-Apr 2020.
In April 2021, these exports grew by 66% to USD 196 million as compared to USD 118 million in April 2020. pic.twitter.com/5Y8uaSJQ9d
— Abdul Razak Dawood (@razak_dawood) May 25, 2021
“I am glad to share that two mango treatment facilities in Pakistan, Mustafa Farm and IAC, have been approved by Australian authorities for export of Mangoes from Pakistan.”
He said this has been done just in time for the mango season. “I congratulate the two companies for this achievement and commend the facilitation provided by our Consul General Trader Muhammad at Sydney in this regard”, he added.