Govt urged to promote youth entrepreneurship in country


Islamabad, Feb 26 (TNS): Muhammad Naveed, Senior Vice President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that youth was the future of Pakistan and government should cooperate with private sector in promoting youth entrepreneurship that would help in reducing unemployment in the country.

He said that entrepreneurship offered bright future to youngsters and with the cooperation of government, they could carve out successful careers in this field.  He was addressing a delegation of Roots International School students who visited ICCI led by their teacher Ms. Irfa Aziz. Muhammad Naveed said that millions of youngsters were entering the job market every year but were not finding good jobs due to which they were getting frustrated. He emphasized that government should provide educated youth facility of easy credit so that they could start business ventures.

This way, they would not only become prosperous, they would create jobs for others as well. He assured that ICCI in collaboration with various educational institutes would continue its efforts to promote entrepreneurship culture in youth so that they could become entrepreneurs and play more active role in the economic development of the country. He said ICCI would also strive to arrange internships for RIS students in the local industry so that they could get opportunities of practical application of theoretical knowledge.