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  • Science Minister Fawad Chaudhry says govt to introduce new alternatives for e-Sports activities and gaming fanatics
  • Pakistan Sports activities Board, Pakistan Science Basis ink MoU to present common standing to e-Sports activities
  • The variety of players has elevated in Pakistan because of the coronavirus lockdown and stay-at-home protocols

The Federal Minister for Science and Expertise Fawad Chaudhry on Wednesday introduced some excellent news for gaming fanatics in Pakistan.

Taking to Twitter, the minister introduced that the Pakistan Sports activities Board and the Pakistan Science Basis have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

“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.”

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Rising recognition

Like the remainder of the world, Pakistan too has a booming group of players. And because the coronavirus lockdown, there was an exponential improve within the variety of players and spectators alike as folks wrestle for tactics to maintain themselves busy. 

With much more time on their arms, many new players and simply as many elderly ones have picked up their controllers.

“A lot of my friends who had given up gaming are playing again and new players are also coming. I’ve noticed an 80% increase in the number of gamers while online engagement during live streams has doubled,” Pakistan’s top gamer Arslan ‘Ash’ Siddiqui told Geo Super.

He insisted that the pro gaming career, contrary to popular belief, was a sustainable one and urged for the need for familial support for rising gamers.

“Gaming is a really respectable strategy to earn. You simply want the eagerness and help to take action,” he said.

Learn extra: Arslan Ash on rise of esports tradition throughout lockdown

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