Prime Minister Imran Khan has assured to fully back the youth to promote the tourism and IT industries.
He was addressing a ceremony in connection with distribution of cheques amongst successful applicants under Kamyab Jawan program in Peshawar on Wednesday.
The Prime Minister pointed out that small and medium enterprises have an important role to generate economic activities. He, however, regretted that this sector was ignored in the past.
Imran Khan stressed the need for evolving such a system under which the banks fully support the business ideas of the youth. He said this is important to exploit the true potential of our youth.
The Prime Minister also expressed satisfaction over the interest of the youth in the livestock sector. He hoped the youth will run this sector on scientific lines which will help significantly bolster its production. He said if we manage to double our milk production it will be greatly benefit the population.
The Prime Minister said loans will also be given to the people of tribal districts which lag behind in development. He announced that the next program of cheques distribution under Kamyab Jawan Program will be held in South Waziristan.
Speaking on the occasion, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs Usman Dar said fifteen billion rupees will be distributed among youth in the next six months across the country.
He said two billion rupees have already been distributed and five billion rupees have been allocated for the youth of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa under the programme.
Source: Radio Pakistan