Published On: Sun, Jan 5th, 2014
Published in Category: District News

Youth can put country on road to progress: PM

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OKARA: Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that he is fully convinced that the youth will play their due role in progress and development of the country as they have the spirit‚ resolve and determination to put the country on road to progress.

Addressing a function in connection with Youth Business Loan here on Saturday the Prime Minister said that this scheme will result in alleviating poverty and creating job opportunities.

Nawaz Sharif said that a vast population of the country will benefit from one hundred billion rupees youth business loan scheme. He said that at least five hundred thousand people will get this loan during next five years.

He said that this is just a modest beginning and the government wants to enhance this amount during next two to three years. The Prime Minister said that he will visit every divisional headquarters to listen to the youth.

Nawaz Sharif said that we should learn from the past and look towards future. He said that those countries which do not deviate from constitution and law make progress and development.

Prime Minister‚ Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has said that the government has fulfilled its election promise by launching the Youth Business Loan Scheme to make the youth self-reliant financially.

He was addressing a gathering of youth in connection with the Prime Minister’s Small Business Loan Scheme in Okara today.

The Prime Minister said that an amount of one hundred billion rupees has been allocated for the scheme. He said the government is paying special attention to solve the problems of less resourceful young generation.

He said that our youth is very energetic and possesses many skills to make the country prosperous. The Prime Minister said the scheme will not only provide employment to youths‚ but also take the country forward and eliminate poverty.

He said scheme is being launched without for the youth without the discrimination of Muslims and non-Muslims.

The Prime Minister said that father‚ mother‚ brother or any blood relative can give guarantee for the loan.