TECH Pakistan meeting with Mr. Muhammad Zubair; Governor of Sindh
Karachi: On Monday, 19th March 2018; TECH Pakistan team was invited for the honor to meet Honorable Governor of Sindh – Mr. Muhammad Zubair at Sindh Governor House, Karachi on an evening brunch.
The aim of the meeting was to introduce esteemed Governor of Sindh with TECH Pakistan and its recent social enterprise initiative “Girl Digital Leader” & “Blogspay”. The attendees of the meeting includes; Founding Members of TECH Pakistan which includes; Mr. Syed Azfar Hussain, Mr. Syed Abdul Qadir, Mr. Khurram Shehzad along with operational team which includes; Mr. Kanwal Masroor – Founder & CEO; Mr. Zeeshan Rehman; Vice President and Ms. Humaira Anwar; Development Strategist.
Mr. Kanwal Masroor has opened the conversation by introducing TECH Pakistan, he says that; “We at TECH Pakistan are looking forward to build the largest hub of technology in the region of Sindh to bring stability, prosperity and strength in the region by harnessing the full potential of technology. We look into the possibilities that what we can do & achieve with the help of technology”.
Alongside this Mr. Khurram Shehzad added that; “We need a forward thinking today’s approach to solve our persistent problems and aligning ourselves with technology is our only way out. Just take an example of empowering young vulnerable women of Pakistan whom TECH Pakistan is going to facilitate via technology by equipping them with digital skills.”
Mr. Muhammad Zubair talked about the growing gender gap and ways to mend it, he said; “Almost 80% of Pakistan’s graduate are now young women but sadly they got diminished when it comes to working in actual industry. We have to come up some viable & workable solutions for such women to provide them opportunities considering their everyday challenge.”
Ms. Humaira Anwar continued the presentation & describe the program in more details saying that; “Girl Digital Leader which is the flagship social enterprise initiative of TECH Pakistan specifically designed for young women of Pakistan aged 18 – 24 years. The program aims to build digital leaders across the country by making them aware & acquaint them with digital skills alongside financial literacy & leadership skills. After the training the girls will then be registered at Blogspay.com where they start blogging and earn through self-employment. We are the strong believer of using technology as a tool of empowerment & development specifically for young women; that is the reason why we have embark into this journey and determined to transform 1 Million lives.”
During the meeting Mr. Kanwal Masroor have asked Mr. Muhammad Zubair to consider the honorary position of Patron in Chief for “Girl Digital Leader”.
Honourable Governor took so much interest in the program and have encourage the team to keep doing the good work saying; “It an amazing initiative with great team passion & dedication, I wish you all a very best of luck and congratulate you on your achievement. I whole heartedly accept the Patron in Chief position and would play my best role possible.”
In the ending ceremony, Honourable Governor of Sindh; Mr. Muhammad Zubair was presented a token of appreciation by TECH Pakistan on his remarkable work in Sindh region & Sindhi Ajrak.