PITB’s Plan9 holds its first ever Bloggers Meet-up

Plan9 holds its first ever Bloggers Meet-up

Plan9 is Pakistan’s first technology incubator

Plan9 formed bt PITB (Punjab Information Technology Board)

Lahore (Tuesday, February 12, 2013) – Plan9, Pakistan’s first technology incubator formed under the wing of the Punjab Information Technology Board, held its first ever Bloggers Meet-up at the Arfa Karim Software Technology Park, Lahore, in collaboration with Abacus Consulting and Oracle Pakistan.
Audience
The event was attended by professional, amateur and aspiring bloggers where they discussed and shared their views on Pakistan’s growing online market and the challenges it faced. Noted speakers at the event included Chairman PITB Dr Umar Saif, Mr Mohammad Khan, Ms Zarin Shoaib, Mr Zia Imran and Ms. Ulrike Reinhard.

Commenting on the event, Mr. Nabeel Qadeer Project Head of Plan9 said, “Pakistan has one of the fastest growing IT industries in the world and at Plan9 we aim to play a fundamental role in promoting the country’s IT sector.

This bloggers Meet-up is one of many events aimed at bringing together amateur and professional IT personal under one roof where they can share ideas with lots of people who share the same interests without the need for digital avatars.”

Plan9 is Pakistan’s first technology incubator formed under the wing of the Punjab Information Technology Board and is housed in a state of the art infrastructure located on the 9th floor at the purpose built Arfa Software Technology Park. The aim of the project is to promote and be the catalyst for a new wave of technological entrepreneurship in Pakistan.

The seminar was concluded by Mr. Junaid Gul, DGM Enterprise Sales, Wateen by thanking the audience for their attendance and offering them to utilize our resources as per their requirements and further queries on the subject and designs.

The event was attended by representatives of National Bank of Pakistan, Bank Alfalah, Citi Bank, United Bank, Bank Al Habib, PIA, State life Insurance, KSE, KICTL, NIFT, Liaquat National Hospital, KASB Bank, Pak Suzuki, DHA City Consultants & SSGC. The audience appreciated the gesture and regarded it as a good start for gearing business on new technology options.

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