A woman takes a selfie with her friends after offering prayers at Badshahi Mosque during Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice, in Lahore, Pakistan, on July 21. Out of Pakistan’s population of over 221 million, some 64 per cent are under the age of 30.  Photo: AFP
A woman takes a selfie with her friends after offering prayers at Badshahi Mosque during Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice, in Lahore, Pakistan, on July 21. Out of Pakistan’s population of over 221 million, some 64 per cent are under the age of 30. Photo: AFP
Hugh Harsono
Opinion

Opinion

Eye on Asia by Hugh Harsono

How Pakistan’s young economy can harness the power of blockchain

  • There is great potential for blockchain to modernise Pakistan’s core industries of textiles, agriculture and sharia finance
  • This, combined with its young population and high mobile internet penetration rate, can change the course of Pakistan’s future

A woman takes a selfie with her friends after offering prayers at Badshahi Mosque during Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice, in Lahore, Pakistan, on July 21. Out of Pakistan’s population of over 221 million, some 64 per cent are under the age of 30.  Photo: AFP
A woman takes a selfie with her friends after offering prayers at Badshahi Mosque during Eid al-Adha, the Festival of Sacrifice, in Lahore, Pakistan, on July 21. Out of Pakistan’s population of over 221 million, some 64 per cent are under the age of 30. Photo: AFP
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