Microsoft Innovation Centre Lahore Inaugurated

Microsoft Innovation Centre inaugurated in Lahore by Shahbaz Sharif

Lahore (November 23, 2012 / Press Release) – Microsoft Pakistan on Novemver 21, 2012 (Thursday) unveiled Microsoft Innovation Centre in Lahore City, 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).

Shahbaz Sharif inaugurates Microsoft innovation center Lahore

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.

Under this initiative, different programs are geared to provide development and progress to diverse segments of the knowledge-based economy. The Skills Development program focuses on intellectual capital and polishes the IT-skills of people through technical and business courses for local ICT companies.

Microsoft North Africa, Eastern Mediterranean and Pakistan General Manager Sayed Hashish also said 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.

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