Yasmin Masood Takes Up PSEB Charge

Yasmin Masood has taken up additional charge of Pakistan Software Exports Bureau (PSEB) as Managing Director on Thursday after Imran Zia’s departure. 

She is Joint Secretary Admin presently at Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MoITT) and likely to look after affairs at PSEB until the selection of new MD is completed.

The government has already advertised the vacancy announcement for post of MD PSEB.

According to details, the position demands high profile personality of IT industry having at least 15 years experience is required.

The candidate must have experience in International Marketing, Business Development and Project Management, the last few years of which should have been spent in heading major IT or ITeS (IT enabled Services) company or IT consulting organization within the country or abroad.

The applications have been received from interested candidates whereas the interviews and selections have yet to be conducted at MoITT.

Imran Zia Leaves PSEB

Imran Zia has left PSEB after serving two years of his tenure. He took charge of MD PSEB in January 2010 at times the organization had been working without head for past two years.

In his period, PSEB has geared up its different activities including ICT’s marketing and funding programs for young entrepreneurs.

Pakistan IT firms’ participation was seen active in global platform such as GITEX 2011 and Gaming Developers Conference owing to efforts and supports of PSEB.

However ICT industry tycoons were not happy with Zia’s role in PSEB against his capacity to deliver.


  • ayaz

    PSEB did nothing for IT industry, there are some selected software houses funded by them.

    Online transaction are very difficult without Paypal, I asked PSEB people about it and they say “oh, what is it?”

  • Faisal Raza

    Sab ladies favourism k based pe ghusi hui hain PSEB main, karta kya hai PSEB bhai?? Software export karne main koi contribution nahi hai PSEB ka, khali sab khapa kar raha hain apna.

  • Ashja Osama

    Few years back PSEB used to run over 30 projects. Is MD ke bad 4-5 projects reh gaye hen, baqi sab band. jo reh gaye hen wo bhi sirf bhanje bhatijon ki salaries ke liye hen. I was looking at an advert gievn by a project OSRC of PSEB. Here is the link
    http://e.jang.com.pk/03-01-2012/pindi/pic.asp?picname=08_08.gif

    zara ye ad parho phir PSEB site ka jo link dia hey wahan ja ke dekho ke tender documents kahan hen. Sab do numbri he. Thori research ki to pata chala is project ka aik waqt men bara nam tha, there were some ten professionals working in this project. Aor sab ke bare zabardast profile. sab aik aik kar ke chorr gaye. ab sirf project manager reh gya hey aor us ko bagher team ke extensions de rahe hen. This is a one man project now. Yani team koi nai par project chal raha hey, so funny. But akhir banda kahe kis ko? sab chalta hey