The Resource Group (TRG) opened its new state-of-the-art IT facility, a 16-story tower located on main Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi. US Ambassador to Pakistan, David Hale inaugurated the tower along with Grace Shelton, the US Consul General in Karachi in a ceremony held yesterday.
The ceremony was attended by leaders of the business community and also the IT industry in Karachi along with senior members of TRG global leadership team from the USA.
Speaking on the occasion, Nadeem Elahi, Managing Director and Country Manager for TRG Pakistan said that they specifically designed the office to service TRG’s local and international clients.
“This facility will create employment for 3,000 young professionals in IT and IT-enabled services in Karachi and will be the largest of its kind in Pakistan”, he commented.
TRG Pakistan, through its subsidiaries: IBEX Global, DGS, E-Telequote, iSky and Afiniti employs approximately 6,000 young professionals in IT/IT-enabled services and enterprise software.
“We remain among the leading exporters of IT and software and ancillary services from Pakistan”, claimed Mr. Elahi.
“In spite of all the challenges, TRG is extremely bullish on the Pakistan IT industry and we firmly believe that it can be a leading exporter for Pakistan within the next 5-10 years”, said Mr. Nadeem Elahi.
Speaking on the occasion, Ambassador David Hale said “The United States is one of Pakistan’s largest trading partners and many American companies are present and thriving here in Karachi and throughout Sindh. Today we mark a successful American-Pakistani business partnership as we inaugurate this new IT services facility, a major expansion of the operations of TRG and its subsidiary IBEX Global, and the largest facility of its kind here in Pakistan.”