President urges youth to excel in IT field

President Dr Arif Alvi has stressed upon the youth to avail the existing and innovative opportunities in the realm of information and technology by unfolding huge prospects for progress and prosperity.

The president was addressing an international webinar titled ‘current entrepreneurship aspect in digital world’ arranged by the Joint Cultural Society for Communities Collaboration.

He said that huge, exponential and quantum changes are taking place in the information and technological field throughout the globe which heralded bright prospects for the youth of Pakistan to excel.

The president said the present government has developed the human resource for the technological world craving for trained youth. Through the Digi skills initiative, about 1.6 million people moved to the next stage out of a total 2.4 million who had applied for the programme.

He urged the people to learn developing of the software and smart apps as the global virtual capital or the brick-and-mortar businesses were also in search of investing in the startups and smart apps developers.

He said the young population of Pakistan could access the global information world after developing skills in the relevant field. There are billions of opportunities for developing the smart apps. Pakistan is at the jumping board. Pakistan is now changing. The world is the market for IT gadgets.

He expressed the confidence that youth of the country would prepare themselves for the rapid IT changes taking place around the world and would bring laurels to the country, besides getting earning opportunities.

The webinar was arranged to discuss the visions and trends in the digital world and the role of youth considering the latest changes in the artificial Intelligence. People around the world attended the webinar.

Source: Radio Pakistan