Private sector urged to develop talent for digital skills of workers

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Private sector should adopt more flexible approaches to developing talent for digital jobs while workers must embrace lifelong learning of digital skills to compete modern global trends of foreign and regional markets.

Talking to a delegation of IT professionals led by Mian Faiz Bukhsh, Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s United business Group Chairman Shahzad Ali Malik sitar-I-Imtiaz said here Sunday that as one of the fastest-growing regions in the world, Asia and the Pacific has witnessed rapid digitisation in recent years while the trend was evident before the COVID-19 pandemic, the pandemic catalysed a dramatic acceleration in the demand for digital skills and jobs.