He claimed Pakistanis, especially young people, had amazing talent but the system stifled it.
Mr Khan pledged the youth of “full government support” and urged them not to miss the IT revolution. They should not only produce money but also help close the trade imbalance.
A technology revolution. The youth must not miss it. We expect IT exports to hit $50 billion within a few years.”
He believed the IT industry favoured the young, as young billionaires had older employees as subordinates.
The prime minister said American entrepreneur and philanthropist Bill Gates recently visited Pakistan on his invitation to invest in Pakistan’s IT sector.
Mr Khan claimed the country’s system prohibited the regular man from achieving.
The prime minister praised Nadia, a Gilgit freelancer girl, for her efforts and talent, saying IT enabled women to contribute to national progress. 60% of the country’s population, aged 30 and under, might benefit from these prospects.
According to Aon Abbas Buppi, the country’s e-commerce sector will be worth $4 billion in 2021, while the worldwide e-commerce business would be worth $30 trillion.
Its initial e-commerce policy increased freelance payments from $5,000 to $25,000.