Ignite, the national technology fund, of Ministry of IT and Telecom has launched DigiSkills programme to impart training to one million youth, skilled professionals and freelancers. Ignite has awarded DigiSkills training project to Virtual University of Pakistan and PTCL has been selected as partner for this strategic project. The programme aims at developing specialised skills and imparting knowledge about various freelancing opportunities available internationally and locally. VU Rector Dr Naveed Mali and PTCL Digital Services Chief Officer Adil Rashid signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the PM House on Thursday. Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, Minister of State for IT & Telecom, Anusha Rahman, PTCL President Dr Daniel Ritz and Ignite CEO Yusuf Hussain were present at the occasion.
Published in The Express Tribune, February 2nd, 2018.
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