In a recent liaison between Saudi Arabia’s Ambassador to Pakistan, Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki, and the Caretaker Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication, Dr. Umar Saif, pivotal discussions were held. These talks encompassed varied facets of mutual interest, primarily revolving around the IT and Telecommunication domains.
Amidst the conversation, a key focal point emerged—the imperative facilitation of visas for Pakistani IT professionals and entrepreneurs willing to venture into the Saudi market. Both parties unanimously acknowledged the significance of bolstering collaboration in the IT and telecom sectors between their respective nations.
Dr. Umar Saif underscored Pakistan’s ardent desire to fortify its rapport with Saudi Arabia, emphasizing the allure Saudi Arabia holds for Pakistani IT enterprises. As these companies expand their footprint in the Saudi landscape, the seamless facilitation of travel and visas becomes paramount. Same for the Pakistani IT professionals.
Expressing confidence in Pakistan’s pool of IT and telecom experts, Dr. Umar Saif lauded the conducive investment environment within the country. Furthermore, he extended an invitation for Saudi tech companies to consider investing in Pakistan.
Ambassador Nawaf bin Said Al-Malki reciprocated this sentiment, assuring complete cooperation from Saudi Arabia in the IT and telecom sector. Notably, the Ambassador pledged unwavering support in streamlining the visa process for Pakistani IT companies eyeing Saudi Arabia.
This pivotal meeting witnessed the convergence of top officials from the Ministry, signifying the gravity both nations accord to this burgeoning alliance.