ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to PM (SAPM) on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Aashiq Awan said on Tuesday the newly approved ‘Kamyab Naujawan Programme’ will revolutionise Pakistan and 25 per cent of the loans provided under the programme will be dedicated to women.
In a media briefing after a federal cabinet session at the federal capital, Dr Awan said the programme is an effort to make youth authoritative and the youth will be provided loans for businesses on easy installments.
Awan said special attention has been paid to education and successful youth as the prosperity of the progress of the country depends on education. She said after the implementation of the 18th amendment, education is the merit of provinces and the federal government created the mechanism for education under its scope.
Awan said our motto was to bring a similar curriculum and quality education and doing long planning for the education policy.
Awan said the cabinet discussed the dollar’s increasing value and inflation in detail and Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue, and Economic Affairs Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh briefed the cabinet on the current economic situation and he will share long-term economical road map with the public on Saturday.
Awan said the National Accountability Bureau (NAB) is doing its work according to the constitution and law and order and if the opposition has a complaint against the bureau the courts are independent.
Awan said the local government board was approved by the cabinet and the former finance minister Asad Umar has been appointed as a member of the board.
Awan said the cabinet expressed grief over the demise of Federal Minister for Narcotics Control Sardar Ali Muhammad Khan Meher.