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In a groundbreaking move set to revolutionize Pakistan’s technological landscape, Punjab Chief Minister Maryam Nawaz has announced the establishment of the country’s first IT city in Lahore. The declaration came during a momentous third cabinet meeting held in Lahore, where key stakeholders convened to chart the course for this ambitious endeavor.

Tech Titans’ Interest

With illustrious tech giants such as Google and Microsoft expressing keen interest in the project. The IT city promises to be a beacon of innovation and progress. Under the guidance of CM Maryam Nawaz. It was unanimously decided that the sprawling area designated for the IT city would fall under the jurisdiction of Lahore’s Central Business District Authority.

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Integral to this visionary initiative is the transformation of Lahore Knowledge Park. Which will now be under the Punjab Central Business District Authority. This strategic move aims to leverage the experties of world-renowned educational institutions. Inviting them to establish campuses within the Knowledge City.

Government’s Swift Actions

The announcement has reverberated through the corridors of power and resonated with citizens across the nation. With its potential to  revolutionise economic growth and foster a culture of innovation. The IT city stands as a testament to Pakistan’s commitment to embracing the digital age.

During the fervor of this historic announcement, CM Maryam Nawaz wasted no time in ensuring that tangible progress would swiftly follow. Annual and additional budget grants for the fiscal year 2023-24 were promptly approved. Highlighting the government’s unwavering dedication to this transformative project.

Furthermore, the chief minister’s directive to expedite the completion of both towers within the IT City within a year underscores a commitment to meeting deadlines and delivering on promises. Additionally, the greenlighting of the 1000 electric bike projects signals a forward-looking approach that prioritizes sustainability and eco-conscious urban planning.

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Rallying Behind the Vision

As news of Pakistan’s first IT city emerges across the globe, it serves as a call for stakeholders to rally behind this monumental decision. By harnessing the collective skill and expertise of both local talent and international partners. Lahore is poised to emerge as a global hub for technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship.

The establishment of Pakistan’s first IT city heralds a new era of progress and prosperity for Lahore and the nation at large. Under the visionary leadership of CM Maryam Nawaz, This ambitious initiative is headed to redefine the field of Pakistan’s technological landscape, paving the way for a brighter, more connected future.

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