WHO WE ARE

STZA provides legislative and institutional support for the development of Pakistan’s technology sector. Through an ecosystem approach, we offer world-class physical & digital infrastructure and regulatory framework that can catapult Pakistan into a technology-driven future.

VISION

Enabling Inclusive Socio-Economic development through knowledge & technology-driven growth.

MISSION

Developing the national innovation and entrepreneurship ecosystem through setting up world-class technology destinations (STZs) across Pakistan. Transforming Pakistan’s human capital into a high-end future workforce.

Our Journey

DEC 2020 Ordinance Promulgated JAN 2021 Islamabad STZ Launch MAR 2021 Stakeholderconsultation JUL 2021 STZA RulesApproved OCT 2021 STZA Act Promulgated DEC 2021 NationwideRollout announced Lahore STZLaunch DEC 2021 Haripur STZLaunch JAN 2022 AUG 2021 ZE/ZDApplications open

Chairman's Message

Mr. Amer Hashmi

“Pakistan is a country with the potential to be extraordinary. Our exceedingly young vibrant population, our fast-growing digital footprint and our ability to innovate are well documented. The key is to weave our comparative advantages into results that are greater than the sum of their parts, so Pakistan becomes a progressive, developed, and the modern social welfare state as per the prudent vision of our Honorable Prime Minister.”

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Board of Governors

HONOURABLE Prime Minister & President of the STZA Board

23rd and Current Prime Minister of Pakistan & President of...

Chairman STZA

Mr. Amer Hashmi is a global strategist, IT executive and...

Former MPP

Dr. Shafiq Qaadri is a Toronto-based family physician and a...

Senior Vice President at AMD

Mr. Nazar Zaidi is Senior Vice President of Cores, Server...

CEO & Founder Aion Digital

Mr. Ashar Nazim is the Group CEO of Aion Digital,...

Chairman, Millat Group

Mr. Sikandar Mustafa Khan is the Chairman of Millat Group...

Former EY - Head of Assurance

Mr. Noorur Rahman has more than 35 years’ experience in...

Senior Leadership

Chief Commercial Officer

Javaid Iqbal is the Chief Commercial Officer (Member & Executive...

Chief HR Officer

Talha is a strong believer in continuous improvement, digital savviness...

Chief Information Officer

Rahim is currently the CIO at Special Technology Zones Authority...

Director Research and Market Intelligence

Dr. Mohammad Ali Mohammad has been working at the Special...

Director Legal, Licensing & Contracts

Experienced Lawyer & Co-founder with a demonstrated history of working...

Director Strategic Planning & Client Services

Hamza is a certified science and technology ecosystem professional, and...

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