ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that youth are future of Pakistan and our destiny depends on them.
In his address at the Launching Ceremony of Kamyab Jawan Program at the Jinnah Convention Centre in Islamabad, the prime minister said that the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government strongly believes in merit and transparency and summary of Kamyab Jawan program is the program of merit. He said that only those nations move forward in the world that follow the rule of merit.
The prime minister said that as a result of establishment of State of Madinah by Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), the Muslims ruled the world for over a thousand years. He said that meritocracy and uprightness were hallmarks of the state of Madinah which helped it succeed.
Imran Khan said that the main reason for demise of Muslims in the world was the adoption of monarchy and not giving democratic rights to their society. He said that the Mughal Empire went to decline as they did not follow the rule of merit.
The prime minister urged the youth to read about the life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) as he is a role model for the whole world. He said that we need to change our mentality to become a self-reliant and self-esteemed nation.
Earlier addressing the function, the Prime Minister’s Special Assistant on Youth Affairs Usman Dar said that the PTI government has prepared the Country’s first Youth Development Framework, under which work is being carried out in six areas.
Usman Dar said that loans fewer than Rs 100,000 will be without interest and will be distributed on priority basis in 45 under privileged districts.
Seems like a housefull! #KamyabJawan program launch. This youth focused scheme will launch initiatives in areas like Education, social engagement & economic empowerment of our youngsters. pic.twitter.com/CLqCidnwKB
— Kamyab Jawan (@KamyabJawanPK) October 17, 2019
The Kamyab Jawan Program is one of PTI government’s flagship initiatives, and is mainly focused on six thematic areas; mainstreaming marginalized youth, employment and economic empowerment, civic engagement, social protection, health and wellbeing, and youth-focused institutional reforms.
Under the Kamyab Jawan Program, Rs 100 billion will be distributed among youth as loans for their business ventures. The youth are being provided loans under three categories. It is anticipated that the program will benefit one million youth. 200 feasibilities have also been made available online to help assist the youth in working on business ideas.
A quota of 25 percent has been allocated for women to increase their share in the national economy. Kamyab Jawan program has been prepared under National Youth Development Framework and it will act as milestone to make youth of the country independent.
The program will help cope with unemployment and poverty. An integrated system has been developed for transparent and modern scrutiny of applications.