In a promising development for the tech industry, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan, Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki, affirmed on Thursday the Kingdom’s commitment to providing comprehensive support for visas to Pakistani IT companies. The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication conveyed this assurance following a meeting between the Ambassador and Caretaker Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication, Dr. Umar Saif.
During the meeting, the focus was specifically on the facilitation of visas for Pakistani IT professionals and business persons, a move aimed at fostering stronger ties between the two nations in the IT and telecom sectors.
Discussions covered matters of mutual interest related to IT and Telecommunication, with both parties expressing a shared commitment to enhancing cooperation in these vital sectors.
Dr. Umar Saif emphasized the Pakistani government’s keen interest in bolstering relations with Saudi Arabia in the fields of IT and telecom. Highlighting Saudi Arabia as an attractive market for Pakistani IT companies, he stressed the need to streamline travel and visa processes for professionals as they expand their presence in the Kingdom.
Acknowledging the significant potential in Pakistan’s IT and Telecom professionals, Dr. Saif highlighted the conducive investment environment in Pakistan and encouraged Saudi tech companies to consider investing in the country.
Ambassador Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki echoed the sentiment, assuring full cooperation from Saudi Arabia in the IT and Telecom sector. He reemphasized the Kingdom’s commitment to facilitating visas for Pakistani IT companies, marking a significant step towards fostering collaborative growth in the technology landscape.