Islamabad, January 18, 2019 (PPI-OT): Mr. Muhammad Usman Dar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs held a meeting with a team of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) for developing Kamyab Jawan Programme, an aggressive SME lending scheme for the creation of 01 Million job opportunities for the youth. It was also agreed in the meeting that State Bank of Pakistan would take necessary measures to upscale its National Financial Literacy Programme for Youth with the collaboration of Prime Minister’s Youth Programme to impart awareness on financial literacy to maximum number of young people.
It would not only develop a culture of savings in youth but would also ensure their financial inclusion in the long run. Mr. Muhammad Usman Dar appreciated State Bank of Pakistan for their valuable input in designing an effective lending product for the promotion of SME sector, which would economically empower youth by creating more job opportunities in the country.
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