Pakistan is the wholly owned subsidiary of Elixir Technologies Corporation, an
US-based Pakistani-origin IT company which has development labs in Islamabad,
California and Prague and offices in over half a dozen cities the worldover.
Elixir enjoys a long list of international clients and strategic partnerships.
It is one of the strategic partners in the preparation of Electronic Rolls
project for National Database Registration Authority Pakistan. PAGE
talked to the Chairman and CEO Basit Hamid during his brief stay in Karachi
about his company as well as local IT scenario.
quantum jump in workersí home remittances noticed during first two months of
the current financial year, is being taken as a major change in the attitude of
non-resident Pakistanis responding to the economic policies of the government.
Workers remittances have been doubled during the period under discussion as
compared to the corresponding period last year. Workers home remittances were
estimated at $251 million during July-August 2000-2001 against the $131 million
during the corresponding period last year.
KalSoft of Kalia Group, a household name in the foreign exchange business, has
developed software to introduce virtual university system in Pakistan. The
software has been offered to the government free of cost. A number of foreign
universities have appreciated the software and have expressed their intention
for imparting virtual education across the world.