ISLAMABAD- The data expertise (IT) ministry and Microsoft will work collectively to discover funding avenues. This was agreed in a gathering between Microsoft Nation Director for Pakistan Shahzad Khan and IT Secretary Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui right here on Friday, stated a press launch. IT secretary welcomed the Microsoft nation director in his workplace and numerous digital initiatives and avenues for collaboration have been mentioned in the course of the assembly. Shoaib acknowledged the help prolonged by the Microsoft in the course of the COVID-19. It was mentioned in the course of the assembly that potential funding avenues could be explored in direction of establishing help facilities, cloud infrastructure and coaching programmes. Such collaboration between IT ministry and Microsoft would assist Pakistan in employment era. Shahzad appreciated the initiatives taken by the ministry to boost the digital outreach in Pakistan in accordance with the imaginative and prescient of digital Pakistan. He additionally expressed his willingness to collaborate with Pakistan’s authorities on totally different technological initiatives. The assembly was concluded with a notice that additional engagements with Microsoft could be made to discover alternatives for enhancing mutual collaboration. The assembly was additionally attended by IT Member Syed Junaid Imam and director.