PITB and a youth NGO signed MoU to organise a youth media summit

Lahore:26 June: Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) and a youth development NGO on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to organise a youth and social media summit in August 2018. PITB Chairman Dr Umar Saif and NGO’s Executive Director Sabiha Shaheen signed the MoU. The summit will be designed to promote youth employability, social aims and youth engagement through effective use of social media platforms and to broaden the scope and impact of youth development work in the digital space. It will involve 300 participants, mainly university students and educationists from various fields; IT, economy and finance, peace building, mainstream and social media and others. According to the MoU, both the parties have agreed to jointly organise projects of youth entrepreneurship, capacity building and youth campaigning for effective implementation of the Punjab Youth Policy 2012. An incubation Centre for rural youth in district Layyah will be set-up and non-technical and job-skill courses will be developed.

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