Chief Secretary Sindh highlights the need for skills development

The Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Human Resource Research & Development Board (BBSHRRDB) conducted the 14th phase of the BBSHRRDB. It was organized in collaboration with the Institute of Business Management (IoBM), Karachi. The BBSHRRDB, a four-month training program, was held from February to May 2022. The certificate distribution ceremony was held on August 30, 2022, at IoBM. Dr. Muhammad Sohail Rajput, Chief Secretary Sindh was the Chief Guest. Mr. Shariq Ahmed, Secretary BBSHRRDB and Ms. Uzma Ismail, Director BBSHRRDB were also present. Through the BBSHRRDB as many as 200 students were given training in graphic designing, e-commerce, social media marketing and information technology.

Dr. Muhammad Sohail Rajput was hopeful that the youth of Pakistan will add value to the country’s economy if they are provided with opportunities to learn and grow. He said that the program can include courses related to blockchain and cyber security among others. He stressed the importance of investing in the youth’s capacity-building initiatives. He appreciated IoBM’s efforts in conducting this program.

President IoBM, Mr. Talib Karim said that we must focus on developing the youth for they are our future. BBSHRRDB is a welcome step in providing avenues for the youth to learn skills in their fields of interest. Director CIT, IoBM, Dr. Imran Batada emphasized the hard work of the faculty who imparted career-oriented, industry-centric training to the students through the BBSHRRDB. He advised the youth to invest in themselves by enhancing their learning. Mr. Shariq Ahmed, while sharing the philosophy of the program, said that it provides avenues for the youth to acquire skills and generate income so they may establish their start-ups. Ms. Uzma Ismail appreciated the efforts made by the training partners to make BBSHRRDB a success. She was hopeful that this program will continue to provide skills to the youth of Pakistan.