ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday distributed cheques amongst the successful applicants under the ‘Kamyab Jawan Programme’ in Islamabad.
Addressing the cheque distribution ceremony in Islamabad, he congratulated those who have received cheques and said, “I want cheques to be distributed on merit.”
Imran Khan said that more than 190,000 women have applied for the loan under the ‘Kamyab Jawan Programme’.
The prime minister said that it is the duty of the government to provide business opportunities to the people and remove hurdles from their businesses.
He said the country’s youth have pinned their hopes with the ‘Kamyab Jawan Programme’.
The Pakistanis living abroad have made strides in every field, the PM said.
During the ceremony, cheques valuing up to Rs5 million were distributed amongst the youth, while Rs100 billion have been allocated in the first phase of the ‘Kamyab Jawan Programme’.
Earlier, in a statement, Special Assistant on Youth Affairs Usman Dar said that the ‘Kamyab Jawan Programme’ is turning into a reality and is a fulfilment of the promise made by the Prime Minister with the youth.
Usman Dar vowed to economically empower the youth. He said under the program, hundreds of thousands of the youth have expressed the desire to start their own businesses. He said this program has set a record of popularity in the youth.