Arfa Software Technology Park is an IT Park (Information Technology) in Lahore. It was built and inaugurated in 2009.
Previously known as Software Technology Park, it is a home to Information Technology University (ITU) and Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB).
The building comprises of 17 storeys. It is 106 metres tall and is recognised as Pakistan’s largest Information Technology Park.
In January 2012, Shahbaz Sharif, who was the Chief Minister of Punjab at that time, he proposed a name change of this Software Technology Park to Arfa Software Technology Park. It was named after Arfa Karim who was the youngest Microsoft Certified Professional. Arfa Karim was a computer prodigy, who passed away at the age of 16.
The Information Technology Industry in Lahore is huge. Previously, software houses were spread across the city. To ensure all software houses are under one roof, this initiative was taken in 2012.
Features of Arfa Software Technology Park
- 7.5 rector scale earthquake resistant
- 2 meter beam and pillar structure
- Fire graded civil structure
- Over 600 car space parking
- Over 100 corporate offices
- Food court facility
- Gymnasium facility
Location: 346-B Ferozepur Road, Lahore
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