Photo: FileThe 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 PakistanLike the remainder of the world, Pakistan too has a booming group of players, as reported by Geo News. 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 way more time on their palms, 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 technique to earn. You simply want the eagerness and assist to take action,” he stated.