Freelancers have an necessary function to play within the IT business of Pakistan and steps are being taken to resolve their points on precedence, stated Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Aminul Haque.
Talking on the Nationwide Freelancing Convention 2021 on Saturday, he stated that his ministry mounted a goal of $3 billion in export remittance inflows for Pakistani freelancers over the subsequent three years.
“Connectivity is necessary for freelancers and the Ministry of IT is taking each attainable step for provision of broadband providers each in unserved and underserved areas of the nation,” he stated.
The minister additional urged ladies to enter the sphere of freelancing.
Talking on the event, IT Secretary Dr Sohail Rajput stated that this sector performs an necessary function within the financial improvement of a rustic and added that the Nationwide Freelancing Facilitation Coverage (NFFP) was geared toward facilitating freelancers.
Pakistan Software program Export Board (PSEB) Managing Director Osman Nasir additionally addressed the members.
The Nationwide Freelancing Convention obtained enter from all stakeholders on the Nationwide Freelancing Facilitation Coverage to take suggestions from IT sector stakeholders, which might assist make Pakistan a gig economic system powerhouse.
The session was organised by PSEB to acquire suggestions on the NFFP draft from Pakistan’s main freelancers and related stakeholders.
Revealed in The Specific Tribune, September 5th, 2021.