Innovation League to empower younger generation: IT minister

Says steps being taken to promote innovation, facilitate entrepreneurs


Our Correspondent January 20, 2022
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ISLAMABAD:

The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication will extend all-out support for the success of Kamyab Jawan Innovation League project, announced Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Aminul Haque.

Talking to Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar on Wednesday, the IT minister discussed in detail the Kamyab Jawan Innovation League project.

The minister was apprised in a briefing that under the project, an innovation challenge would be held for the students of universities and colleges from across the country.

“The development and empowerment of youth is the top most priority of the Ministry of IT and Telecom,” said Haque. “DigiSkills programme is proving to be fruitful for young people of the country.”

He stated that steps were being taken to facilitate the entrepreneurs, adding that all attached departments of the IT ministry were playing an effective role in fulfilling its vision.

Speaking on the occasion, Special Assistant on Youth Affairs Usman Dar said that the Kamyab Jawan Innovation League project would play a vital role in promoting innovation and entrepreneurial culture in the country. “The project is aimed at benefiting the country’s youth,” he said.

“All initiatives of the IT ministry for the uplift and empowerment of youth are laudable,” he said. “We want to work hand in hand with the IT ministry to empower the youth.”

Published in The Express Tribune, January 20th, 2022.

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