SAPM on Youth Affairs chairs planning meeting with National Youth Council
Planning meeting of National Youth Council (NYC), chaired by Usman Dar SAPM on Youth Affair, has been held today in Islamabad. During the meeting, the members of NYC shared their plan of activities for the year 2021. The deliverables and timeline for NYC goals and objectives were discussed and concluded during the meeting whilst defining roles and responsibilities of each member of the council. Mr. Farrukh Habib, Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting also attended the event and spoke to the participants. He said that the political struggle of Prime Minister Imran Khan is exemplary for Pakistani youth. “We need to put in our hard work and cope with the challenges valiantly to become successful”, remarked Farrukh Habib. He further lauded PM’s Kamyab Jawan Programme for providing immense opportunities to young people and particularly the business Loan Scheme which is playing a crucial role in making youth independent, economically empowered and successful. SAPM on Youth Affairs while addressing to NYC members, highlighted the challenge of employability being faced by government for the youth in the job market and suggested that promoting entrepreneurship among youth is the most viable and sustainable solution to tackle this challenge. “Young potential entrepreneurs with lack of resources can benefit from Kamyab Jawan Loan Scheme by proposing a feasible business idea to establish their own startup.” Stated Usman Dar “Become a job creator, rather a job seeker”, underlined Usman Dar SAPM thanked international donor partners for their continuous support and guidance. He further enthused NYC members to become the voice of youth and identify the issues being faced by them. He assured to extend his full support to bring up their issues to relevant ministers and the Prime Minister of Pakistan.