The government has assured to extend full support to the freelancers in doing business, bank account opening, bringing foreign remittances to Pakistan, and availability of seamless internet connectivity across the country.

The assurance was given by Minister for Information, Technology, and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque, during launch of the second DigiSkills Program for Freelancers, in Islamabad.

An agreement in this regard was signed between Ignite National Technology Fund and the Virtual University of Pakistan.

Syed Amin Ul Haque said with the country’s increasing internet connectivity, broadband penetration, young and educated youth and thousands of IT graduates, Pakistan can increase the number of freelancers and bring foreign exchange to the country through the initiative.