Karachi: The government of Sindh has planned the development of an Information Technology (IT) City in Malir, to be named after the late Pakistani genius, Arfa Karim Randhawa. She was the youngest Microsoft Certified Professional when she received the certification earlier in 2004.
The Sindh Minister for Science and Technology, Dr. Sikandar Ali Shoro, has given this statement in a meeting along with the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI).
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As per the official website of Ministry of Sindh, the first phase of the megaproject is almost completed. This phase comprised of securing the required 200-acre land and the development of the Mega-plan for the city.
The further steps are to get investors on board for the projects and afterwards the phase-wise construction of the IT Tower.
During the meeting, Dr Shoro highlighted his ministry’s focus on e-governance projects with different departments of the government.
He said that the IT ministry is also working on a Geographical Information System (GIS).
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The minister furthermore added that Sindh government will assist FPCCI in making data banks and improving other IT services.
It should be noted here that Information Technology Park in Lahore by Punjab Government has also been named after late Arfa Karim Randhawa.
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