The 21st Asia and Pacific ICT Alliances (APICTA) Awards, which are being held in Pakistan for the first time, received more than 200 nominations from various countries in the Asia Pacific region.
At the APICTA Awards in Islamabad, 150 foreign delegates representing 16 nations, including Malaysia, Australia, Brunei, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Japan, Singapore, and Thailand, are in attendance.
64 seasoned IT professionals reviewed the projects of the participating organizations on the second day, selecting the winners based on live presentations and examples of the participants’ specialized work.
The projects have been designed in different fields including EdTech, HealthTech, Fintech, AgriTech, Marketing and Services sectors, etc.
The event showcased a vibrant cultural evening allowing showcasing of the cultural diversity of the economies under one roof.
In conjunction with the Pakistan Software Export Board and the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication, the event has been organized by the Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA) and Tech Destination Pakistan for IT and ITES (MoITT).
The annual APICTA conference, often known as the OSCARS of the IT sector, aims to improve regional ICT sector cooperation and collaboration, which eventually helps the member economies. The event is likely to increase Pakistan’s exports of IT and IT-enabled services.
For facilitating, planning, and carrying out a fantastic event, individuals like Member IT Junaid Imam MoITT, Additional Secretary MoITT Ayesha Moriani, Usman Nasir former MD PSEB, Convener APICTA Badar Khushnood, Chief Judge Dr. Shoab A. Khan, CEC members of P@SHA, and Project Director Hira Zainab deserve special recognition.
Pakistan IT’s exports surged to over $2.6 billion in the closing financial year. The event is likely to boost up export of IT and IT-enabled services of Pakistan.