The Sindh government in cooperation with the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (Smeda) has started a youth entrepreneurship project to groom young businessmen, says Sindh Youth Affairs Minister Syed Faisal Sabzwari.
Inaugurating the 6th Information and Communications Technology Exhibition and Conference -Connect 2011 at the Karachi Expo Centre on Tuesday, he said the first project worth Rs6 million had been launched in collaboration with Habib University Foundation and information technology (IT) was an essential part of the programme.
Sabzwari said that the Youth Affairs Department would start a career counselling project to guide youth in their career planning in every district of the province.
Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) Managing Director Zia Imran said that Pakistan had exported $750 million worth of software solutions last year. “PSEB is also facilitating software houses in expanding their capability and capacity to boost exports,” he added.
Published in The Express Tribune, May 4th, 2011.
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