PM Dahal emphasizes entrepreneurship and self-employment

Published On: March 3, 2023 01:30 PM NPT By: Republica  | @RepublicaNepal

KATHMANDU, March 3: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has pointed out the need for encouraging youths to seek entrepreneurship and become self-employed.

In a message of best wishes on the occasion of the 8th anniversary of National Youth Council here today, PM Dahal said that economic prosperity could be attained if youths are made self-sufficient, arguing that youths were the catalysts for change - politically, socially, culturally and economically.

The Council was formed on this day in 2072 BS for promoting leadership among the youth and to advance the agenda of the youths in the country. The Council has spread its tentacles all over the country and is functional in all local governments.

Stating that it was imperative for the Council to move ahead formulating youth-oriented policies and programs ensuring its implementation to mobilize youth force positively, Dahal commended the Council for positively leading in the areas of youth awareness, empowerment and leadership development among others in spite of resources and budget constraints in a short span of time.

Lauding the Council's positive initiatives for greater development of the youth, the PM expressed his confidence that the Council would move ahead effectively shouldering the responsibility of nation-building and ensuring welfare of youths associated with parent government organizations.

Meanwhile, the Council's Chairperson Surendra Basnet in a separate congratulatory message, spoke of the need to make youths, the backbone in nation-building, self-employed and self-reliant.

Basnet underscored linking education with labor, labor with skills, skills with production, employment and entrepreneurship.

Furthermore, he opined that it was important to form a Socialist System of the State by making the youth force an integral part of development and prosperity.

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