President expresses confidence in revival of country’s economy

President Dr. Arif Alvi has expressed confidence in the revival of the country’s economy, citing the potential of its youth as a driving force.

Addressing the closing ceremony of an ICT related competition in Islamabad on Wednesday, he noted the exponential progress of the IT sector and its indispensability across all fields. He underlined the necessity of equipping the youth with the latest skills including Artificial Intelligence to take the country forward.

The President regretted that our twenty-seven million children are out of school, stressing the need for out of box thinking to educate them.

Arif Alvi said it is also important for Pakistan that its politicians and bureaucrats also familiarize themselves with the Information Technology. He expressed gratitude to the Chinese company Huawei for imparting IT training to eight hundred bureaucrats.

Speaking on the occasion Caretaker Federal Minister for IT Dr. Umar Saif said there is a huge IT potential in Pakistani youth. He said Pakistani youth has the ability to change the fate of the country through Technological inventions.