ISLAMABAD, DEC 6: (DNA) – Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) said that the youth is the future of Pakistan and there is a dire need that the government should take measures to foster entrepreneurship in students right from the school level to facilitate the growth of start-ups that would help uplift the economy. He said this while addressing students after administering oath as Chief Guest to the Student Council Body of Roots International Schools (RIS), Gulzar-e-Quaid Branch, Rawalpindi.
Ahsan Bakhtawari said that the entrepreneurship education will develop a range of skills and competencies in students that would help them gain success in their personal and professional lives. He said that the entrepreneurship education at school level will also enable students to think like an entrepreneur and take the skills and knowledge gained in school or college to apply them in the real-world challenges for becoming successful businesspersons. Fostering entrepreneurship in students would create new businesses and jobs to address unemployment and economic challenges in a better manner, he said.
RIS students vowed under oath to perform their duties honestly and to the best of their abilities. They affirmed that they will be be responsible members of the Student Council Body and will abide by the rules and regulations made by the RIS to guarantee themselves and the student body a better campus life.
Ms Saira Habib of Roots International Schools (RIS), Gulzar e Quaid Branch, Rawalpindi congratulated and advised the students to work with responsibility and honesty and through this platform learn how to uphold these honorable positions with integrity, and maintain discipline, interact with their peers and aid their fellow students.
The President ICCI interacted with the students and gave them useful tips about how to excel in student life and emerge as a successful professional in various fields.