Govt urged to assist with private sector

F.P. Report

ISLAMABAD: 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.

Ms. Irfa Aziz, Roots International School teacher said that her school along with teaching books to students was also providing them opportunities to visit various organizations and get better knowledge of workplace environments. She hoped that the visit of RIS students to ICCI would increase their knowledge about how organizations work and help them in future planning about professional life.

At the occasion, business community shared their business experiences with the students and provided them tips on how to become successful entrepreneurs.