Young people real driving force behind any change & Govt focusing on their skill development: PM

Prime Minister, Imran Khan says young people are the real driving force behind any change in a society, therefore, government is focusing on their skill development and better education to build their capacity and transform them into a great asset.

Talking to the Special Assistant on Youth Affairs Usman Dar in Islamabad today [Saturday], the Prime Minister said we are concentrating on utilizing their energies in a positive direction for the socio-economic development of the country

He said sixty-eight percent of our population is below the age of thirty years. The Prime Minister directed to take all possible steps to ensure inclusion of youth in every aspect of life in order to help them achieve higher goals.

Earlier, the Special Assistant on Youth Affairs presented two years performance report of Kamyab Jawan Program.

The Prime Minister was informed that 16,617 concessional loans amounting twenty three billion rupees have been disbursed since the inception of Youth Entrepreneurs Scheme.

He was informed that under Kamyab Jawan Skill For All Program, 101,447 scholarships amounting 4.7 billion rupees have been awarded.

The Prime Minister was further informed that five more initiatives including establishment of Kamyab Jawan centers in 106 Universities, Green Youth Movement, Kamyab Jawan Innovation League, Kamyab Jawan Talent Hunt Sports League and Kamyab Jawan Sports Academies & Sports Gala, under Kamyab Jawan Program are being started for the benefit of youth.

Source: Radio Pakistan