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Thank you for visiting Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB)

PSEB is an apex body of the Ministry of Information Technology & Telecommunication (MoITT) with the mandate to promote Pakistan’s IT and IT enabled Services (ITeS) - Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services in the local and international markets. PSEB aims to ensure sustainable development of Pakistan’s IT & ITeS-BPO industry, to bolster cooperation with international entities, and to facilitate foreign investors and customers interested in investing or outsourcing to Pakistan’s IT & ITeS-BPO sector. PSEB has been facilitating IT & ITeS-BPO industry through a series of projects and programs in international marketing, human/intellectual capital development, company capability development, infrastructure development, as well as promotion of innovative and new technologies.

Pakistan’s IT & ITeS-BPO industry comprises of more than 2,500 companies, and this number is growing each year. These companies possess demonstrated expertise from high-end customized software development to diversified BPO services. Pakistan’s IT & ITeS-BPO industry employs over 300,000 English-speaking professionals with many world class experts in current and emerging IT products and technologies. According to A.T. Kearney’s Global Services Location Index 2016, Pakistan is listed as the 4th most financially attractive country in the world for outsourcing services. Pakistan is also ranked as the 4th most popular country for freelancing in the Online Labor Index published in 2017 by Oxford Internet Institute (OII).

Pakistan’s IT & ITeS-BPO sector is one of the few segments in Pakistan’s economy that has demonstrated positive year-on-year growth and has earned significant foreign exchange for the country.

Pakistan’s IT & ITeS-BPO exports at present exceed $3.3 billion, according to industry analysts (PSEB/PASHA). Whereas, the domestic market accounts for over $1 billion in annual revenue, and growing rapidly as ICT adoption in Pakistan is increasing across verticals.

Should you need any help or information regarding investment and outsourcing in the IT & ITeS-BPO industry of Pakistan, then please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we would more than glad to respond to your queries. For industry incentives currently being offered by the Government of Pakistan, please visit

Syed Ali Abbas Hasani

Managing Director (Acting) /

Director Operations,

Pakistan Software Export Board