Microsoft Pakistan, a global leader in technology and innovation, and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has recently signed an MOU. This partnership aimed to complement efforts of both organizations to help youth of Pakistan in addition to broader community.

Microsoft has a complete altruism program to looks after social prosperity with imaginative innovations. It contributes liberally to enhance the nature of a customary man’s life. So also, UNDP is working with the Government of Pakistan, common society, advancement accomplices and the general population of Pakistan to help discover answers for relentless improvement.

Mr. Abid Zaidi, Country Head of Microsoft Pakistan stated that “At Microsoft, we have confidence in offering our prosperity to the groups, wherever we work. This joint effort with the UNDP will assume a key part in helping the adolescent and distinct groups. With this joint exertion, UNDP, and Microsoft plan to chip away at the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and to make open doors for the adolescent, which will go far in quickening state development.”

Microsoft and UNDP analyze chances to chip away at their current projects, whereby joining the inventive advancements from Microsoft, with the improved experience of UNDP to help the young of Pakistan under the understanding. Both the associations will bridle ICT answers for empowering abilities improvement and give more extensive access to business, as they take a shot at wage age and advanced skill. Innovation empowered preparing for youth and grown-ups is a demonstrated procedure for quicker financial development in developing countries.

Partnership will further also work on enhancing business-incubation programmes for youth concentrating on education with easier access to distant areas. Microsoft and UNDP will also work for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) concentrating on poverty-alleviation, democratic governance, and peace-building, climate-change, disaster-risk, and economic inequality.

Mr. Ignacio Artaza, Country Director of UNDP in Pakistan told that they are eager to be a piece of this joint effort with Microsoft where we will unite to work towards carrying out the SDGs by advancing youth employment, computerized proficiency, and development.