Pakistani PM Imran Khan makes an offer to the German software development giant Systems

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Pakistani PM Imran Khan makes an offer to the German software development giant Systems

ISLAMABAD - Prime Minister Imran Khan on Wednesday invited German software development giant Systems, Applications and Products in Data Processing (SAP) to establish laboratories in Pakistan.

"The Prime Minister made the offer in a meeting with SAP CEO Christian Klein on the sidelines of the World Economic Forum being held in Davos, Switzerland," read a tweet shared by the PM Office.

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Mr. Christian Klein, CEO SAP called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at Davos, on the sidelines of WEF Annual Meeting 2020. #PMImranKhan link #Davos2020 link

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In the meeting, the German executive briefed PM Imran on SAP’s long association with the country over the past 20 years. He highlighted that the most significant project taken up by the German firm was of administering a digital system of salaries and pensions for the federal government.

“The Prime Minister also offered SAP to establish software labs in Pakistan to do software engineering work for SAP in Pakistan,” said the PM Office.

SAP CEO Klein lauded the Pakistan government’s focus on digitisation of governance and economic sectors in his meeting with the premier.

Klein expressed the company’s commitment to training young software engineers in Germany and using them for software development in Pakistan.

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