Date happened
9th Apr, 2019

KPITB invites representatives of the IT industry to the proposed site of Pakistan Digital City.

Representatives from the ICT Industry, KPITB's officials and members from Prime Minister task force on IT visited the proposed site for first Digital City of Pakistan at Haripur on April 6, 2019.

A serene site covered in the mountains of Haripur is being proposed for Digital City, in the same vicinity of Pak-Austria Fachhochschule: Institute of Applied Sciences & Technology.

The plan for establishing Pakistan Digital City at Haripur has been initiated by KPITB which will serve as an industrial state for the ICT industry to encourage existing and potential entrants to the emerging technology landscape of Pakistan in general and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in specific. Haripur site is proposed for its strategic location being closely located to the Motorway and Islamabad. the site is centrally located on the CPEC route and is surrounded by the Universities and Educational Institutes.

During the visit Dr. Shahbaz Khan, MD KPITB briefed the guests and informed them about the expected outcomes of the project. The response from the industry was overwhelming in the establishment of Pakistan Digital City and anticipated that it will act as a catalyst for the development of IT sector in Pakistan."