E-Cor­ri­dor

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and China will de­velop an elec­tronic cor­ri­dor ( e- Cor­ri­dor) to greater in­ter­net con­nec­tiv­ity pos­si­ble in Pak­istan. In the ini­tial phase, the work on the ‘ Tech City’ will com­mence in Jan­uary. Af­ter com­ple­tion, it will serve an all- in­clu­sive plat­form to pro­vide train­ing and ca­pac­ity build­ing ser­vices to IT com­pa­nies and en­trepreneurs. A re­search and in­no­va­tion cen­tre will be es­tab­lished along­side to help Pak­istan ma­te­ri­al­ize its vi­sion of ac­cel­er­ated dig­i­ti­za­tion. Pak­istan is also de­vel­op­ing an ‘ e- com­merce gate­way frame­work’ to es­tab­lish on­line com­mer­cial ven­tures in the coun­try, while China will set up an IT park in Karachi.

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