Rawalpindi, /DNA/ – The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry(RCCI) organized the Global Entrepreneurship Week here on Monday at Chamber house.
Asim Malik, Senior Vice President, in his address said that youth is the future of Pakistan. With 140 million people below the age of 30, Pakistan is one of the youngest countries in the world and one of the fastest-growing economies in Asia. The gap between industry and academia needs to be bridged.
The prime objective of Global Entrepreneurship Week was to help students to become job creators rather than job seekers. During Entrepreneurship Week, students from different universities and colleges have the opportunity to participate in training workshops and seminars so that young people can adopt innovative ideas and ideas in starting their own business.
Young people can play their role in the development of the country by using their talents and ideas in the right direction. He recommended that youth should equip themselves with technical skills. He said that through e-commerce and SMEs and business start-ups, one can turn the economy around.
Information technology, artificial intelligence and e-commerce are emerging sectors and we need to move forward with a focus,” he said.
Irfan Wahab, Chief Executive of Telenor, said that information technology is currently the fourth industrial revolution. Digitization, automation and freelancing are fields where there are endless opportunities. Khushaal Zamindar, the agriculture service for small scale farmers provides location-specific weather forecasts along with contextual agronomic advisory for every farmer’s relevant crop mix and tips for livestock management.
In his address, Dr. Shumail Dawood emphasized on social entrepreneurship and said that we have to work hard to empower ourselves.