Pakistan has more than 300,000 English-speaking IT & ITeS-BPO professionals and graduates and this pool is growing every year.
Many international IT firms have established offices in Pakistan including IBM®, Intel®, Cisco®, Microsoft®, Oracle®, SAP®, Teradata®, Mentor Graphics®, Bentley®, S&P Global®, Ciklum® and many more indicating strong confidence of the international players on the competence of the Pakistan’s IT & ITeS-BPO workforce and encouraging investment policies of the government.
Pakistani IT companies have world’s largest companies amongst their clients including Halliburton®, Motorola®, GE®, BMW®, Toyota®, Daimler Chrysler®, AT&T®, Vodafone®, e-Bay®, Pepsi®, Deutsche Telecom®, DHL®, KPMG®, ABN Amro®, NYSE®, British Petroleum®, Petronas®, Caltex®, Sears®, Telenor®, and many more.
Pakistani IT companies have received recognition and awards at International events such as Asia Pacific Information and Communication Technology Awards (APICTA). Since 2010, more than 20 Pakistani IT companies have won gold or silver awards at APICTA in different categories including e-learning, e-health, e-government, security, supply chain management, communications, and financial applications. This is a testament to the immense IT potential of Pakistan.
With 3G/4G service, over 85% of telecommunication infrastructure on fiber-optic cables and internet access in over 2,000 cities/towns across Pakistan, now is the right time for foreign and local investors to consider investing in the lucrative IT & ITeS-BPO sector of Pakistan to generate high ROIs.
Tremendous investments opportunities are available, such as company acquisitions and mergers, high growth IT startups, venture capital funds, IT parks, software research & development centers, BPO centers, technology incubators, gaming and animation studios, IT global consulting centers, data centers, and contact centers.