PESHAWAR, 7 May: The 2nd Digital Youth Summit organised by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board with the cooperation of the World Bank has begun in the provincial metropolis.
KP Chief Minister Pervaiz Khattak inaugurated the summit. The purpose behind the global conference is to promote online business and explore job opportunities for people associated with the IT sector.
National and foreign experts will share their experiences regarding online business during the three-day summit. They will also present suggestions for reducing unemployment.
Youth from different parts of the province have also brought their ideas to the event. They are looking forward for the arrival of IT experts and company owners to the summit to share ideas with them and get jobs.
People associated with IT sector have termed this event a step in the right direction.
“This kind of summit was also held in 2014 during which was very useful in providing information about free lancing. The theme of the summit is to encourage people to form small online companies to create job opportunities. It will also enhance contacts among IT professionals,” a participant of the summit told TNN.