4,500 Chinese Tech Companies attend China-Pakistan

To create new linkages with the technology sector in China and pave way for the Pakistani and Chinese technology players to cooperate in the field of technology, STZA, Pakistan Embassy China, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamabad & Zhongguancun Belt and Road Industrial Promotion Association (ZBRA) jointly organized first ever China-Pakistan Technology Investment Conference. The Conference […]

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Ms. Kalsoom Lakhani Visits STZA

STZA hosted Ms. Kalsoom Lakhani Co-founder and General Partner at i2i Ventures at STZA head office. An exciting and engaging session with employees was arranged where Ms. Lakhani explained how Venture Capital Firms operate and help startups scale. She highlighted that collaboration within stakeholders of VCs & the startup ecosystem is imperative for the ecosystem to flourish and benefit […]

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VC Karakoram International University Visits STZA

The Vice Chancellor Karakoram International University (KIU), Dr. Attaullah Shah, visited STZA and discussed about the possible way forward of establishing a Special Technology Zone in KIU. The VC shared his vision and also acknowledged the efforts of STZA. Dr. Attaullah added that uplifting the technology sector and enabling the youth is necessary for socioeconomic progress in Gilgit Baltistan, […]

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Delegation Visit at Sindh Secretariat

A high-level delegation of the Special Technology Zones Authority (STZA), led by Chairman Amer Hashmi, visited the Sindh Secretariat in Karachi, where they held a working meeting with their delegation. The Sindh Secretariat delegation was led by Dr Sohail Rajput the Chief Secretary of Sindh, including Asif Ikram Secretary of Information, Science and Technology and […]

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Meeting with FPCCI – Federation of

A high level meeting took place between Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) officials with various stakeholders including STZA, universities and trade-body representatives. Shabbir Mansha Acting President FPCCI welcomed STZA’s initiatives in facilitating the establishment of tech zones and pinned his hopes that STZA will announce the establishment of a Special Technology […]

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Roundtable at NIC Karachi

At Cohort 6 & 7 Graduation at National Incubation Center Karachi (NICK), a roundtable on “The current economic climate and its impact on startups in Pakistan” was held. Chief Commercial Officer Javaid Iqbal and Chief Information Officer Abdul Rahim Ahmad from Special Technology Zones Authority – STZA were part of the prestigious panel which included leaders from […]

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Karachi Tech Ecosystem Dinner

Special Technology Zones Authority hosted a dinner for the key stakeholders of the tech ecosystem in Karachi. The event was spearheaded by Chairman Amer Hashmi along with Chief Commercial Officer Javaid Iqbal, Chief Information Officer Abdul Rahim and Business Associate Usamah Naveed. While addressing the guests, Chairman STZA Amer Hashmi highlighted the multiple fiscal, forex […]

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PAFLA, NIC Hyderabad and STZA join

A Tech Engagement Event was organized by STZA in collaboration with PAFLA – Pakistan Freelancers Association & National Incubation Center, Hyderabad at Gymkhana, Hyderabad for startups, freelancers and entrepreneurs. Abdul Rahim Ahmad Chief Information Officer – STZA highlighted the incentives offered by STZA and how STZs are creating knowledge ecosystems benefitting entrepreneurs and freelancers. Syed Azfar Hussain Project […]

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Meeting with State Bank of Pakistan

A high-level delegation of the Special Technology Zones Authority (STZA), led by Chairman Amer Hashmi, held a meeting with the Acting Governor of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Dr. Murtaza Syed in Karachi. In attendance were Deputy Governor SBP Dr. Inayat Hussain and Chief Commercial Officer STZA Javaid Iqbal, among other dignitaries. While highlighting the potential of the […]

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One Window Signing Ceremony

Chairman Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), Islamabad, Mr. Asim Ahmad said that IT industry should expect good news in the upcoming federal budget. He was addressing the Special Technology Zones Authority’s contract signing for the development and implementation of the One Window Portal System (STZA). He claimed that as the government’s apex revenue collection body, FBR […]

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Meeting with Norwegian Embassy & Oslo

The Norwegian Embassy and the Oslo Chamber of Commerce jointly organized a virtual meeting titled ‘Trade and Investment opportunities between Pakistan and Norway’ on 8 June 2022. The webinar provided an unprecedented platform to initiate interface between Oslo Chamber of Commerce, businesses, investment companies and IT experts from Norway with trade innovation and investment stakeholders […]

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Competition Commission Pakistan visits STZA

Senior Executives at STZA including Member Govt. Relations & Regulatory Affairs Ijlal Khattak, Chief Information Officer Abdul Rahim, Chief Financial Officer Kashif Nazir, Director Research & Market Intelligence Dr. Mohammad Ali Mohammad and Senior Manager Talent Madeeha Shahid, under the leadership of Chairman Amer Hashmi, hosted a delegation from Competition Commission Pakistan (CCP) lead by […]

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