ISLAMABAD: The federal government will use the Youth Entrepreneurship Scheme (YES) and Hunarmand Pakistan Programme to advertise e-commerce companies and enhance entry to digital expertise coaching, Particular Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar stated on Friday.
Talking at a digital e-commerce youth convention, Mr Dar stated that the initiatives below the Kamyab Jawan Programme will probably be used to advertise e-commerce companies and enhance entry to digital expertise coaching.
The target of the convention, held in collaboration with Kamyab Jawan Programme and USAID PREIA, was to present Pakistan’s youth a platform to share their suggestions that may help the federal government in bettering its implementation of the Nationwide E-Commerce Coverage to realize its goal of youth empowerment by means of e-commerce.
The Nationwide E-Commerce Coverage and the Kamyab Jawan Programme have been each launched by the Prime Minister in October 2019 and goal to leverage the digital economic system for the empowerment of Pakistan’s youth.
The Nationwide E-Commerce Coverage below its pillar “Empowering Youth and SMEs through e-commerce” goals to collaborate with authorities run particular initiatives such because the Kamyab Jawan Programme to realize its coverage purpose of extending entry to finance and digital expertise to Pakistan’s youth and SMEs.
In her opening remarks, Parliamentary Secretary for Commerce Aliya Hamza Malik stated that by means of the Nationwide E-Commerce Coverage, the federal government was making a conducive surroundings for E-commerce start-ups to develop and flourish in Pakistan. The main target of this authorities is to facilitate its younger entrepreneurs by bettering the regulatory surroundings, giving them entry to finance and digital expertise trainings, rationalising taxation constructions, making certain shopper safety, bettering the ICT and telecom infrastructure, Ms Malik stated.
The targeted group discussions have been held on six key areas of the e-commerce coverage together with entry to finance, entry to IT and web, entry to digital expertise coaching, entry to conducive startup ecosystem, empowerment of rural youth and world connectivity.
Printed in Daybreak, August seventh, 2021