Prime Minister Imran Khan has asked the youth to take full advantage of the training programs and Kamyab Jawan (KJP) programs launched by the current government to create employment in the country.
In a video message, he said that this will benefit not only the youth but the whole country as well.
170,000 scholarships being given for skill development: PM
Skills Education Scholarship Pakistan 2021.
The Prime Minister said that one hundred and seventy thousand scholarships will be awarded for youth skills development.
He said fifty thousand scholarships will be awarded for high tech skills including artificial intelligence and big data. He said this will allow the youth to get great job opportunities as the world heads for a revolution in technology.
He said the qualification program also provides training in several other areas.
The Prime Minister pointed out that the current government has made a record 100 billion rupee allocation under the Kamyab Jawan program to help young people start their own businesses. He said that any youth with a business idea can get a loan facility under the Kamyab Jawan program. He said this program will be expanded to reach more youth.
The Prime Minister said that young people mostly want jobs in the public sector, but in fact it is the private sector or small and medium-sized enterprises where they can get job opportunities in large numbers.