PM approves Rs100bn for youth programme


Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday approved Rs100 billion for ‘Kamyab Jawan Programme’ in a meeting with Special Assistant on Youth Affairs Usman Dar.

During the meeting, the prime minister said the program will generate opportunities to empower youth and employment and the government will make all-out efforts for the welfare of the young generation as its role cannot be neglected for the development of the country.

“Millions of youth will get benefit and it will help them to fulfill their dreams,” said Usman Dar.

Dar said that the project was devised in view of the development of youth and PM Khan has issued directives for its early initiation. He added that the program will be formally launched after its final approval from the federal cabinet.

Skilled youth will be given loans through start-up programmes according to the initiative which also includes economic empowerment, internships and green youth movement.