A notable start in Pakistan’s IT sector Google is preparing to establish a presence in Pakistan. Google is recognized as a corporation by Pakistan’s Securities and Exchange Commission.
The company has registered with SECP under the “Removal and Blocking of Unlawful Online Content Rules 21022.”
According to Syed Aminul Haque of the Ministry of Education and Technology, other social networking sites will follow the registration of an American multinational technology company.
“TikTok will open a Pakistani office soon.”
Firms, on the other hand, remain hesitant as a result of unfair policies, he claims. Despite telling the ministry that it will provide full support to international firms.
According to verifiable news and rumors, the SECP has given Google a certificate of registration under Section 435 of the Companies Act 2017.
Google Asia Pacific Pte Ltd was registered under the Companies Act in 2017. The registration is for the purpose of establishing a liaison office in Pakistan.
Furthermore, Google has declared that it would soon begin operating in Pakistan after gaining registration from the SECP. In contrast, a Google delegation will visit Pakistan the next week. will meet with Pakistani officials and authorities to discuss its operations in the country.
The Ministry of Education, Technology, and Telecommunications (MoITT), on the other hand, maintained regular contact with overseas enterprises. Because of the country’s political and economic conditions, stage companies were hesitant to bring them to Pakistan.
The telecoms industry is working hard to expand and bring new ideas to Pakistan. This is done to help Pakistan’s economy and create opportunities for local talent. Nonetheless, a breakthrough was made in this sector with the announcement that Google and TikTok would create offices in Pakistan.
Furthermore, talks between the Ministry of Pakistan and Facebook are ongoing.
According to sources, Google will create a branch in Pakistan in the next days, according to Pakistani IT Ministry officials. According to MoITT officials, Google is aiming to develop new opportunities in Pakistan and has already launched a number of programs.
In September, Google introduced work certifications to equip all Pakistanis with flexible learning alternatives. In June 2022, Google will launch a suicide hotline in Pakistan. The goal was to address suicidal circumstances as well as mental health issues.
According to MoITT officials, Google’s registration as a corporation in Pakistan is a welcome development. We are optimistic that it will open up new opportunities and allow for the development of various beneficial and innovative concepts. According to the press, Google will invest $3.5 million in the Google certification program. The company’s registration with SECP, on the other hand, implies a desire to raise its investment.