Minister for Planning, Development and Special Initiatives Ahsan Iqbal has said the government is prioritizing the youth development in the incoming budget for fiscal year 2022-23, as many initiatives are being considered for them.

Addressing a press conference in Islamabad today [Wednesday], he said that in the upcoming budget, the government would introduce multiple skills training projects for the youth to enable them earn their livelihoods besides contributing to the country’s productivity.

The Minister for Planning said the budget would enable youth to get more employment opportunities in the upcoming fiscal year.

He said in the next budget the government would also give special focus on the education sector and increase fund allocation for the higher education.

Talking about the completion of the CPEC projects, Ahsan Iqbal said that he has met representatives of many Chinese companies working in Pakistan and assured them of resolving their grievances and issues on priority.

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