Google opens liaison office in Karachi
SECP registers Google at Karachi
Syed Amin Ul Haq hopeful for Meta and twitter operational offices in Pakistan
“We have recently opened a liaison office in Pakistan to explore business opportunities, better market our products and services locally and support the country’s fast growing tech ecosystem,” Google dpokesperson confirmed.
A liaison office means an office of a foreign company established for promotion of products, provision of technical advice and assistance, exploring the possibility of joint collaboration and export promotion.
IT and Telecom Minister Syed Aminul Haque announced the global giant has already registered itself as a company in Pakistan.“A delegation of Google is scheduled to come to Pakistan early next week from Singapore and the company will likely announce the establishment of a functional office here,” IT minister said.
The SECP issued Google the registration certificate under Section 435 of the Companies Act 2017, which states that Google Asia Pacific Pte Ltd Company incorporated in Singapore has complied with all the requirements under Section 435 of the Companies Act 2017 (XIX of 2017) for establishing a liaison office in Pakistan. The documents provided by Google Asia Pacific Pte Ltd are registered under the Companies Act 2017.
Syed Amin Ul Haq, stated that all social media platforms would be coming to Pakistan as Tiktok would also be coming to Pakistan to establish its office. He said the government was also inviting Meta to come to Pakistan and the government had received encouraging responses from all platforms.
With the help of establishing liaison offices in Pakistan through social media platforms, it would help secure the data of Pakistani customers as the government would encourage them to establish their data centers here in this country.