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Increased foreign trade, investment to boost job chances for youths

Economy Increased foreign trade, investment to boost job chances for youths

Government says it will fully utilize opportunities created by increased foreign trade and investment to create more jobs for youths in the country.

Samfya District Commissioner, Sylvester Chimfwembe, said this in a statement
yesterday to mark this year’s youth day celebrations under the theme “Youth Rise to
the challenge of job and Wealth Creation.”

Mr. Chimfwembe said government is committed to creating employment opportunities to
the youths in both the formal and informal sectors of the economy.

However, Mr. Chimfwembe advised the young people, who had gathered for the
celebration, to extend their search for employment opportunities to the informal
sector.

He said the informal sector provides unlimited opportunities for employment and
wealth creation that can benefit youths in the country.

Mr. Chimfwembe said in view of that government provides funds through the youth
development fund, to enable youths access capital and engage in economic viable
projects.

He further, disclosed that government is developing partnerships with both local and
foreign investors in the quest to address the issue of youth unemployment in the
country.

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