ISLAMABAD: After getting attracted with the rich potential of outsourcing services of Pakistan’s Information Technology (IT) industry, several Irish companies have shown interest to enter agreements with local IT companies.
“At least six major Pakistani companies Softech Systems, MSoft, Efrotech, Esolpk, Invaterra and Alp Business Service Management have made major contacts with the Irish IT companies and are in process of signing up projects,” the spokesman of Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) said in a statement here on Monday.
The areas of interest included capital market, payments services for telecom and entertainment industry, web development and technical capability sets to manage outsourced testing process, he explained.
The official stated that PSEB organized a week-long visit of ten Pakistani IT companies to Ireland, which has concluded with a major success. During the visit, the Pakistani delegation attended receptions and business networking meetings with leading Irish companies, which were held in collaboration with the Embassy of Pakistan in Dublin, Ireland-Pakistan Business Council (IPBC), South Dublin Chamber of Commerce, Irish IT Industry and various other local partners. The delegation met with the officials of South Dublin Chamber of Commerce and the Irish state development agency ‘Enterprise Ireland’.
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