Microsoft new office inaugurated
Microsoft Pakistan recently unveiled Microsoft Innovation Center in Lahore, a one-of-a-kind venture in collaboration with Government of Punjab. MIC is established with the aim of facilitating the local IT-based economy with support from Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB). Microsoft Innovation Centers are state-of-the-art technology facilities built to foster innovative research, technological development and provide software solutions to a plethora of government, academic and industrial stakeholders. Globally, there are more than hundred such facilities available for IT and non-IT personnel to develop their skills and showcase their talent on a universal platform. Sayed Hashish - General Manager, Microsoft North Africa, Eastern Mediterranean and Pakistan also commented: "Through our collaboration with the government of Punjab, we are now providing access to world-class resources for software developers, IT professionals, students, academics and entrepreneurs in Pakistan. Tuned to local and regional needs, MIC in Lahore will fuel the development of local software industries in Pakistan and fill young technology users with enthusiasm to make them ready to address the challenges ahead."