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PESHAWAR, May 22: The first Youth Digital Summit of Pakistan has concluded in the provincial capital Peshawar.

A large number of youngsters were taught about information technology and doing business through internet at the event.

The two-day training was inaugurated and sponsored by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IT Board, Peshawar 2.0, a non-government organisation, and the World Bank.

About 66 local and foreign experts imparted training to the participants about online business, freelancing and startups.

The sessions were held in a hostel, wherein 15 local companies displayed their soft wares and other technologies.

A member of Peshawar 2.0, Mr Aqeel, told TNN, “The main objective of this event was to educate youngsters about modern technologies. Our youth have creativity but they just need a platform and guidance and the Digital Youth Summit guided them.”