UAE grants $200m for PM’s youth programme

By Ali Imran

ISLAMABAD: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) government on Thursday announced to provide $200 million financial assistance to the Prime Minister’s Kamyab Jawan programme for youth development. The youth development programme initiated by Prime Minister Imran Khan is receiving acknowledgement on international level as the UAE government offered assistance to Pakistan. UAE ambassador has made the announcement while meeting PM’s Special Assistant to on Youth Affairs Usman Dar. The financial assistance had been promised by the Crown Prince of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan during his recent visit to Pakistan. The ambassador said Pakistani youth are talented and capable and UAE will cooperate Islamabad for the development of the young generation. He said practical steps will be started soon for the Pakistani youth. He also announced to start a youth exchange programme between UAE and Pakistan. It is decided to send a delegation of Pakistani youth to UAE where they will be given skills of entrepreneurship and artificial intelligence. Moreover, the UAE government has also offered to Pakistani youth to partner in Dubai Expo 2020.