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ICCI for fostering entrepreneurship in youth from school level

Islamabad: Muhammad Naveed, Senior Vice President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that entrepreneurship should be fostered in youth right from the school level and government should take measures to make entrepreneurship subject a part of school syllabus so that our youth could consider to carve out its career in entrepreneurship. He was addressing as Chief Guest the opening ceremony of Savvy School by Aspire Group of Colleges in Sector H-13, Islamabad. He said fostering entrepreneurship in youth was vital to put Pakistan on the path of sustainable economic growth and schools should focus on teachingentrepreneurship as a subject to students that would be helpful in luring youngsters towards business world. He said there were not enough jobs in public and private sectors for educated youth and by becoming entrepreneurs, they would not only get a prosperous career, they would become job creators for others.
Muhammad Naveed said that Pakistan was a country of young population and youth was its greatest asset. However, if youth was not provided quality education, it could become a big burden on the country. He said the developed countries achieved fast economic growth by focusing on skills development and technical education of youth. He said government should pay more attention to developing skills and providing technical and vocational education to youngsters so that they could play effective role in the industrial development of the country. He lauded the initiative of Aspire Group of Colleges for opening Savvy School in H-13 and hoped that it would provide quality education to the students of the area. Nasir Chaudhry, Chairman ICCI Sports Committee was also present at the occasion.

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