Pak to take tide of spurring digital economy under BRI


Observer Report


Countries with a large population and young netizens, like Pakistan, will usher in an era of inclusive development if seizing the new trend of the digital economy under the Belt and Road Initiative.
This was stated by Long Yongtu, former Vice Minister of Foreign Trade and Economic Cooperation said at a parallel session of the CIFTIS held here, Gwadar Pro reported.
“The growing intensity of international trade and the Covid-19 epidemic has cast a shadow on the world economy, but they have also fed the development of digital trade, facilitating the expansion of the digital economy in the countries and regions involved in the BRI,” Long noted.
Statistics show that Pakistan has about 60% of its 200 million population in the 15 to 29 age group.

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