The Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday introduced that e-Sports will now get common standing in Pakistan.
The minister took to Twitter and wrote that the Pakistan Sports Board and the Pakistan Science Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on this regard.
“A memorandum has been signed between Pakistan Sports Board and Pakistan Science Foundation after which e-Sports will get regular sports status,” he wrote.
“If you are interested in video games, get ready and new opportunities are waiting for you.”
Popularity of e-Sports in Pakistan
Like the remainder of the world, Pakistan too has a booming group of players, as reported by Geo News. And for the reason that coronavirus lockdown, there was an exponential enhance within the variety of players and spectators alike as folks wrestle for methods to maintain themselves busy.
With way more time on their arms, many new players and simply as many elderly ones have picked up their controllers.
“A whole lot of my mates who had given up gaming are taking part in once more and new gamers are additionally coming. I’ve seen an 80% enhance within the variety of players whereas on-line engagement throughout reside streams has doubled,” Pakistan’s prime gamer Arslan ‘Ash’ Siddiqui advised Geo Super.
He insisted that the professional gaming profession, opposite to well-liked perception, was a sustainable one and urged for the necessity for familial help for rising players.
“Gaming is a very respectable way to earn. You just need the passion and support to do so,” he stated.