PM for skillful youth to tap markets

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ISLAMABAD, Jan 30 (APP):Prime Minister Imran Khan Wednesday emphasized upon paying special attention to the skill development of the youth in the country while keeping in view the requirements of the local and international markets.
The Prime Minister was chairing a meeting on the issues pertaining to the textile sector. The meeting was attended by Advisor to PM on Commerce, Textile and Industry Production Abdul Razak Dawood, Secretary Textile Division Iftikhar Babar and other senior officials, PM Office media wing in a press release said.
The Prime Minister assured that the federal government would extend all possible support for the revival of the textile sector.
He noted that for the stability and improvement of the national economy, special attention should be focused on the wealth creation and skill development for the creation of job opportunities.
The Secretary Textile Division briefed the Prime Minister about different issues related to the textile sector, especially to the Lahore Garments City, Karachi Garments City and Pakistan Textile City Limited etc.
He also briefed the Prime Minister about the proposed skills development programme under which about to 120,000 youth could be imparted skills training in the next five years.