Why Pakistan

Why Pakistan

Strategically-located in South Asia, Pakistan is at the crossroads between East and West Asia. Pakistan's geographical location, a rapidly expanding transportation and communications infrastructure, and conducive business environment make it an investor-friendly destination.

The Government of Pakistan has provided a reliable IT infrastructure and its package of incentives have been instrumental in the IT industry's development. As a result,
an increasing number of foreign IT companies have chosen Pakistan for their outsourcing operations.

These incentives include:

  • Provision of low-rent Software Technology Parks (STPs), with fiber-optic connectivity, libraries and conference rooms.
  • 100% ownership of equity allowed to investing foreign IT/ITeS companies.
  • Income tax exemption on IT exports revenue till June 2019
  • 100% repatriation of profits allowed to IT companies.
  • Seven years' tax holiday for venture capital funds.
  • Minimum rate of 30% depreciation on computer equipment.
  • The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has allowed banks to open Internet Merchant Accounts.
  • Availability of instant, reliable and high-speed connectivity.
  • Over 85% of telecommunication infrastructure is on fiber-optic cables.
  • Internet access is available in over 2000 cities/towns across Pakistan.
  • Reduction in cost of 2 Mbps connection to US$ 500 to 700 per month.
  • Call centers can avail redundant backup connectivity through Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL).

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