Usman Dar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs, launched a youth employment program on Sunday as part of the Kamyab Jawan initiative, according to a press release.
In his address to the participants at the Jobs Marathon’s closing ceremony, the federal minister stated that the government was working hard to generate a large number of job possibilities for young people as part of the Kamyab Jawan (Jobs for All) program (KJP).
It is imperative that such programs be implemented as soon as possible, he said, noting that 68 percent of the country’s population is under the age of 30. He congratulated AAA Associates’ management for organizing a Jobs Marathon program to provide jobs to the youth, noting that the country urgently requires such programs.
Usman Dar also expressed his gratitude to the private sector firms for raising the pay of their employees in response to Prime Minister Imran Khan’s call for higher wages.
A special thanks to Syed Javed Hassan, Chairman, National Vocational and Technical Training (NAVTTC), for introducing the National Employment Exchange Tool, a cutting-edge web and a single platform for job seekers and companies, which was launched in September.
“We will make every effort to include representatives from the business sector, academia, and industry on the platform,” he continued.
“We intend to host Job Fairs and Job Marathons in partnership with the National Vocational and Technical Training, several ministries, and the private sector in order to enable the largest number of youth in the country,” he stated.
Usman Dar said on Tuesday that the registration for Kamyab Jawan’s Skills for All initiative has begun, and he stated that the program will assist young people in earning income for themselves and the country.
Usman Dar, while making the announcement on his Twitter account, stated that the government has set aside 60,000 skill scholarships for students at 1000 of the country’s top educational institutions as part of the third batch of the Kamyab Jawan Skills for All program.