Arfa Software Technology Park

Arfa Software Technology Park
Arfa Software Technology Park, Lahore.jpg
Arfa Software Technology Park as of March 2016
Alternative names Software Technology Park
General information
Status Complete
Address 346-B, Ferozepur Road
Town or city Lahore
Country Pakistan
Coordinates 31°28′31″N 74°20′35″E / 31.475357°N 74.343064°E / 31.475357; 74.343064Coordinates: 31°28′31″N 74°20′35″E / 31.475357°N 74.343064°E / 31.475357; 74.343064
Groundbreaking 3 July 2006
Inaugurated 9 February 2012
Owner Punjab Information Technology Board
Height 106m (348ft)
Technical details
Floor count 17
Website
Arfa Software Technology Park
Inauguration plaque at Arfa Software Technology Park, 9 February 2012.

Arfa Software Technology Park (previously known as Software Technology Park) is an information technology park in Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan, built in 2009. It is home to the Information Technology University[1][2][3] and PITB. The main building consists of 17 floors and is 106 meters tall.[4]

On 15 January 2012, Chief Minister of Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif announced a name change of Software Technology Park to Arfa Software Technology Park after World's youngest Microsoft Certified Professional Arfa Karim, who died at the age of 16.[5][6]

Arfa Karim Tower Lahore.jpg

See also

References

  1. ^ "Lahore Technology Park (Software Park) almost completed". TechLahore. 20 August 2010. Retrieved 4 February 2012.
  2. ^ "Another Software IT Park in Lahore, Converts Shaheen Complex". Propakistani.pk. 9 July 2009. Retrieved 4 February 2012.
  3. ^ "Welcome to Software Technology Park, Lahore". Stp.pitb.gov.pk. 3 July 2006. Archived from the original on 12 October 2007. Retrieved 4 February 2012.
  4. ^ "Top 20 Tallest Buildings in Pakistan". pakiholic.com. Retrieved 13 September 2018.
  5. ^ "Arfa's death funeral". Pakistan Today. 15 January 2012. Retrieved 16 January 2012.
  6. ^ "Software Technology Park name changed to Arfa Karim Technology Park". The News. 16 January 2012. Archived from the original on 16 January 2012. Retrieved 16 January 2012.


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