Govt highly focused on facilitating youth in budget: PMBreaking

June 13, 2023

Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that the government has highly focused on youth in budget 2023-24 to facilitate youth in starting  their entrepreneurship activities which will also helpful in creating more job opportunities in the country. In a statement issued here on Tuesday, he said that the confidence and the hope could be restored by eliminating disappointments and ensuring socio-economic development of the country. Premier Shehbaz Sharif said, “By the will of Allah Almighty, the upcoming year will be the year of increased income generation of the people and the country.”

This was the budget of economic stability and quick development in various sectors including industry, agriculture, information technology and energy, he said adding that the budget would also provide youth the opportunity to create jobs for others by starting their own entrepreneurship. “Youth are the country’s future and saving their future has always been my top priority,” he added.

Shehbaz Sharif said with the help of initiatives announced by the government in the budget 2023-24, the youth would become the architects of Pakistan’s development by starting their own businesses in IT, industry and agriculture sectors. He said the government was providing 100,000 laptops and small loans to the youth on concessional rates for their start ups. The government, he said had also offered tax exemptions in the Budget 2023-24 for businesses in IT for encouragement of the youth.

The prime minister said the Rs 2000 billion Kissan Package would further expedite the country’s journey of agriculture development and prosperity. He said the government would offer more facilities in the agriculture sector through the budget 2023-24 to ensure food security and to make the youth an important stakeholder in agriculture development of the country. PM Shehbaz Sharif said the farmers and the youth of the country would become prosperous by availing the agriculture and business loans offered by the government in the budget 2023-24.

Credit: Independent News Pakistan-INP