Prersident urges youth to become strong digitally
Google Career Certificates launching
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is in dire need to capacitate youth to enable them to contribute in development of country, especially those who can not afford to attend universities. President Dr. Arif Alvi during his video keynote address in launching ceremony of Google Career Certificates in Pakistan, being carried out jointly by Google, Institute of Rural Management (IRM) and Ignite said, “I am very pleased that google, IRM and Ignite are launching google career certificates in Pakistan.
This programme has ensured women participation throughout programme. These courses will play an important part in creating shift towards digitisation and introduction of digital technology.” He expressed hope that initiation of such projects will bring about required digital revolution in Pakistan. Dr. Arif Alvi stressed youth to take benefit of these courses and enroll themselves in digital programmes to increase their earnings as they are completely online and free. Speakers from Google, Ministry of IT, Industry and academia addressed participants on importance of google career certificates in Pakistan.
Dr. Roomi S. Hayat said, “I hope with help of such programmes, soon we would be a thriving country in digital world”. CEO Ignite said, “Ignite has always contributed to digital economy of Pakistan and through this certificates ignite intends to further strengthen digital economy”. Participants were also given detailed orientation session on how to enroll and join google career certificate programme.
Published in The Daily National Courier, September, 23 2022