PM Dahal emphasises entrepreneurship and self-employment

KATHMANDU: Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal pointed out the need of encouraging youth to seek entrepreneurship and to become self-employed.

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

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

Stating that it was imperative for the Council to move ahead formulating youth-oriented policies and programmes ensuring its implementation to mobilise 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 Head of the Government 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, Council’s Chairperson Surendra Basnet in a separate congratulatory message, spoke of the need to make youth, the backbone in the nation-building, self-employed and self-reliant.

Basnet underscored the need to link education with labour, labour 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 youth force an integral part of development and prosperity. RSS