Premier inaugurates National Youth Development Program

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

17th Oct, 2019. 06:55 pm
Prime Minister Imran Khan

Prime Minister Imran Khan has inaugurated the National Youth Development Program in Islamabad.

Addressing the National Youth Development Program Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the most important thing for this youth program is merit.

He further said that the program will provide up to 1 lac of loan without markups or with very low markups to youth, of which 25 billion will be for women only and I will monitor the program myself, he added.

The Prime Minister said that Muslims had moved from democratic culture to the monarchy and there was no merit in the system of the monarchy, only those nations move forward which have the system of merit.

The inaugural ceremony, was attended by Federal and Provincial Ministers, Party leadership and youth, will be held in Jinnah Convention Centre Islamabad.

Special Assistant to the Prime Minister for Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan said Prime Minister’s new vision will benefit millions of youth of the country.

She said in her tweet that an amount of 100 Billion rupees has been allocated for the National Youth Development Program. The program is being initiated to provide grounds of economic well-being and success to the youth, who are the bright future of Pakistan.

Special Adviser to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar said in a media briefing that youth policy came after the 18th amendment but was limited to paperwork only and was never implemented. There’s no mechanism of coordination between the Federal and Provincial governments regarding the youth.

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