LAHORE, Pakistan: The State Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Anusha Rehman on Saturday said the ministry was all set to start computer training of 110,000 female students by January 1, 2018 to enable them to earn livelihood at their homes.
While addressing a ceremony after inaugurating the National Incubation Centre (NIC) at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), the minister said skill development in the field of information technology was being carried out as per vision of Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi and the Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif.
The minister asserted that introduction of 3G and 4G technology in Pakistan was a great success of the incumbent government while 5G technology would be introduced in the Country by year 2020.
The state minister said after Islamabad, opening of another NIC at LUMS Lahore was as per manifesto of the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) government which envisages `Digital Revolution’ in Pakistan.
Anusha Rehman said National Incubation Centre was an opportunity for young entrepreneurs to improve the business objective and get themselves recognized in the global economy. The collaboration among Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunication, IGNITE, LUMS and other consortiums would turn this into a reality, she added.
The state minister also appreciated the endeavours rendered by the IT Ministry partners, who made it (NIC) possible. She hoped that all start-ups would join the NIC to get their dreams come true.
Anusha Rehman said that the initiative of incubation centre had been launched under the leadership of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif with an objective to enable the young entrepreneurs to run and improve their businesses with the help of information technology.
The PML-N government, she said, had matchless public service record, adding that the PML-N would again be elected to the government in the next general election due to its massive development and public welfare projects. She said that the PML-N was very much united under the leadership of Nawaz Sharif.