Shahabaz Sharif Inaugurates Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC) in Lahore
Lahore (Wednesday, November 21, 2012) – After two years of consistent efforts by CM Shahabaz Sharif, Microsoft unveils Microsoft Innovation Center (MIC) in Lahore, one of its kind in Pakistan.
MIC is established with the aim of facilitating the local IT-based economy. MICs 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.
4300 School IT labs along with training to students & teachers, Online College Admissions, Farmers database to share latest knowledge & guide them for better production, Laptops this year, Land Digitization are some of the projects which are being accomplished under this Strategic Partnership Agreement between Govt. of the Punjab & Microsoft.
“Microsoft Innovation Center in Lahore will fuel the development of local software industries in Pakistan and fill young technology users with enthusiasm to make them ready to address the challenges ahead.” , said Sayed Hashish – General Manager, Microsoft North Africa, Eastern Mediterranean & Pakistan.
CM Shahbaz Sharif while addressing said that we are glad to have Microsoft as our strategic partner which will surely bring new life to our IT based economy