Usman Dar Met German Ambassador to Explore Avenues for Youth
Mr. Muhammad Usman Dar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs, held a meeting with H.E. Mr. Martin Kobler, German Ambassador to Pakistan, in order to explore possible avenues for high-skilled Pakistani workforce in the German labor market. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Muhammad Usman Dar appreciated the German proposal to attract high-skilled migrant workers in large quantity from Pakistan. He expressed his government’s strong commitment to invest in human resource development as per need of the German labor market in order to grab the maximum share of the German market for our youth. Pakistan is one of the youngest countries in the world, and the second youngest in South Asia after Afghanistan. Out of its total population of around 214 Million, 64% is below the age of 30. Mr. Usman Dar expressed a firm belief in the huge potential of Pakistani youth as PTI Government accords topmost priority to its empowerment through education, employment and engagement. Mr. Muhammad Usman Dar thanked the German Ambassador for his country’s offer to modernize Pakistan’s Technical Education and Vocational Training (TEVT) sector through the technical intervention of GIZ, in order to make Pakistani skilled workforce competitive in the international labor market.