Syed Amin Ul Haque, Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications, officially launched a portal for online registration of freelancers at the Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) headquarters on Thursday. Dr. Sohail Rajput, Secretary of Information Technology, was also in attendance.
The establishment of a site for the registration of freelancers is one of the many initiatives done by the government to promote the growth of independent contractors in Pakistan.
In his remarks at the event, he stated that Pakistani freelancers have contributed to the expansion of the gig economy in the country.
The Freelancer Industry in Pakistan is expanding at a rapid pace. According to him, the registration of freelancers is a significant step forward in terms of granting fair acknowledgment to the contributions made by Pakistani freelancers.
He stated that the increase in the number of Pakistani freelancers would increase the country’s export profits.
The National Freelancing Facilitation Policy, according to the Minister, was created following extensive consultation and is aimed at accelerating and sustaining the development of the freelancing economy in Pakistan.
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