Trained youth will change their destiny with own business ventures: Farid

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Staff Reporter

Islamabad

Chairman Skill Development Council M Akram Farid, addressing the certificate distribution ceremony of the participants of Pak Mission Society has said that the Society has rendered excellent services for the deprived and marginalized classes of Pakistan. The certificate distribution ceremony was organized under the auspices of the Skill Development Council, Islamabad, and the Employers’ Federation of Pakistan.
The chief guest, M Akram Farid said that PMS and SDC have arranged jobs for all participants on merit basis. He said that the Skill Development Council has trained 85 satisfied PMS participants who will then be able to start their jobs.
He said that PMS has provided financial support for this as well. The Skill Development Council has already started educating out-of-school children. A programme was launched for slum areas of the capital in which a large number of enthusiastic students are returning to the school and elevating up to elementary education stages. It is the responsibility of all of us that can be fulfilled to bring about desired results. He addressed the participants and added that women are 52% of our population who need proper guidance to exploit their potential. Our neighbours have gone a long way in boosting national income in this regard.
Chairman Skill Development Council Islamabad further said that it is highly desirable to have participants trained under entrepreneurship. In his address, Tahir Abbasi, Senior Vice President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industries, said that it was the government and the private sector’s first responsibility to provide jobs to the youth so that they could do their best in national development.