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NIC To Provide Ample Opportunities For Promoting Entrepreneurship, Business Momentum: Governor
Muhammad Rameez 3 years ago Sat 13th January 2018 | 06:10 PM
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Eng. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra while welcoming the establishment of National Incubation Centre (NIC) under the aegis of Federal Ministry of Information Technology
PESHAWAR, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 13th Jan, 2018 ) :Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Eng. Iqbal Zafar Jhagra while welcoming the establishment of National Incubation Centre (NIC) under the aegis of Federal Ministry of Information Technology and Telecom in Peshawar has said that such initiatives would provide ample opportunities for flourishing entrepreneurship and promote the spirit to creating a positive business momentum in the province.
He was addressing the launching ceremony of the centre at the Roose Keeple Hall of the Islamia College University here on Saturday wherein the Prime Minister, Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi was the chief guest.
The centre has been established in collaboration with Ignite, LMKT and PTCL; the private sector entities. Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Maryam Aurangzeb, Minister of State of Information Technology and Telecommunication Anusha Rehman, Advisor to Prime Minister Engr.
Ameer Muqam, Parliamentarian and other concerned officials were also present on the occasion. The Governor welcomed inclusion of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the Digital Pakistan Initiative of the Federal Government and said, our people have immense potential and such initiatives go a long way in creating a positive business momentum in our province.
Initiatives for the youth such as National Incubation Center here are crucial for development of our young talent, he said.
Entrepreneurship, the Governor said, requires not only setting up a business, but also having the necessary support in terms of innovative ideas, marketing, training, mentorship & ability to sustain the business against tough competition.
Not only that, he added, business environment also has to be positive provided with back end support from the government be it provincial or federal. Therefore, he added, our economy requires mobilizing the youth towards technology driven startups which have a high potential growth and we can be in the league of global economic powers through private and public collaborations as we witness today by Ignite, LMKT and ptcl.
The Governor expressed the confidence that the healthy business environment will be helpful in creating way to Digital Pakistan and such like incubation centres would play important role in this respect.