Prime Minister Imran Khan says youth is the biggest asset of Pakistan and the government is giving due attention to financially empower them.
According to the details the leaders of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) were also standing on the stage with PM during the distribution of cheques.
Governor Sindh Imran Ismail and other MNAs, MPAs of PTI included Asad Umer, Dr Aamir Liquat Husian, Alamghir Khan, Jamal Siddiqui, etc also attended the ceremony.
Addressing cheques distribution ceremony of Kamyab Jawan Program in Karachi today, he said such programmes are vital in the development of any countries.
He said a society can develop only when youth of the country are given opportunities in lifting the nation.
He said Pakistan has second youngest population in the world and their talent can be harnessed for progress and prosperity of the country.
He said under Hunarmand Jawan Program, the government has started programmes for skill development of our youth.
The Prime Minister said youth can change the economic lot of the country.
He said this program is aimed at youth and its success will depend on awarding the loans on merit.
The Prime Minister said merit defines the success of any society. He said programmes fail when dishonesty comes and meritocracy is ignored.
Imran Khan said the country is blessed with rich mineral deposits, cultural sites and other blessings.
He said our country is endowed with rich talent but that was not given attention in past.
Citing the success of overseas Pakistanis, the Prime Minister said that is only due to merit in those societies.
The Prime Minister regretted that in past institutions of the country weakened due to ignoring of merit and giving preference to people on the basis of nepotism.
He said Ehsaas program started by the government at the cost of 190 billion rupees help uplift the downtrodden and poor masses of the country.
He also said, “Allah has blessed this nation with fertile land. We have amazing resources for tourism, we have 5000 year old Indus valley civilization. We have oldest cities like Lahore & Multan with its heritage.”
Be clear that he arrived in the city of lights earlier in the day on his official visit where he also held meetings with the Sindh Governor Imran Ismail and Chief Minister Murad Ali Shah and discussed matters related to the ongoing projects in Sindh.