Govt To Use Digital Innovation For Promotion Of Education:Shafqat Mahmood
Umer Jamshaid 2 days ago Sat 15th June 2019 | 12:41 AM
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 15th Jun, 2019 ) :Minister for Federal Education and Professional Training, Shafqat Mahmood on Friday said the government wanted to use digital innovative techniques for the promotion of education in the country.
The minister said innovative and digital entrepreneurs could change the way "we live and work." He thanked the United States embassy in Islamabad for partnering with the Youth of the Pakistan in StartUp Cup, a competition in which Pakistani entrepreneurs compete for support for their business ideas.
Shafqat Mahmood said that innovation in the field of education was imperative in the current era to achieve the goal of fast-paced development.
He emphasized the need for becoming part of the technological revolution and scientific advancement to ensure quality education.
Speaking at the closing ceremony, US Ambassador to Pakistan Paul Jones, Charge' d' Affairs a.
He said, "I want to thanks all of those who have come forward over the years, taken the leap of faith and have the courage to take use this chance to launch a new business venture." For this year competition, Peshawar team won one million Pakistani rupees in StartUP Cup.
The regional competition selected 18 finalists to compete in the Islamabad finals.