Systems Limited – a global leader of next-generation IT services and BPO solutions – has won two prestigious honors at the PSEB IT Export Awards 2019. The company bagged Platinum Awards in two major categories namely ‘Top IT Exporter 2019’ and ‘Top IT Consultancy Services Exporter’.
Hosted by the Pakistan Software Export Board, the award ceremony was held on 19th August 2020 at a local hotel in Islamabad. Mr. Syed Amin Ul Haque, Federal Minister for Information Technology & Telecommunication, attended the event as the chief guest. PSEB board members and prominent figures from Pakistan’s IT industry were also in attendance.
“If something is required today, it is investment in the IT sector because this is the only sector in Pakistan that is growing quicker than any other industry segment,” said Mr. Asif Peer, CEO of Systems Limited while accepting the awards. “I am thankful to the government for doing a great job in allowing the IT sector to be open as an essential industry. This has had a huge effect on our revenue generation and we have all grown by leaps and bounds,” he added.
“The IT sector of Pakistan has full potential in becoming the biggest player of the country’s export industry in the coming years, and highlighted that the IT Ministry will jointly work with all the concerned authorities to facilitate the sector’s progress,” said Mr. Syed Amin Ul Haque, Federal Minister for Information Technology & Telecommunication. “I congratulate the IT sector’s excellent performance even during the COVID-19 pandemic by increasing exports to $1.3 billion,” he added.
PSEB organizes the IT Exports Awards every year to acknowledge Pakistan’s top IT exporters for their remarkable contributions to the country’s IT sector as well as the economy. Winners are awarded on the basis of export remittances in purpose codes assigned to the IT & ITeS sector, duly verified by the State Bank of Pakistan.