Uganda Turns to Pakistan to Solve Youth Unemployment Challenge

The State Minister for Higher Education Dr J.C Muyingo has requested Pakistan to invest in higher tertiary institutions of learning to impart practical skills in youth to drive the economy to middle income status.

All African Youth Platform

Kampala — Faced with a big challenge of creating jobs for thousands of unemployed youth, Uganda has now turned to Pakistan to train its population in practical skills as it seeks to attain middle income status.

Authorities in Pakistan positioned their economy after independence from India over six decades ago from low income to mid-level through emphasis on practical skills, a move which created hundreds of jobs for the population.

The State Minister for Higher Education Dr J.C Muyingo has requested Pakistan to invest in higher tertiary institutions of learning to impart practical skills in youth to drive the economy to middle income status.

“We also want you invest in tertiary institutions like health nursing centres among others not only to employable youths but also to create jobs,” he told Pakistanis in Uganda.

The minster added: “Uganda and Pakistan have had a long collaboration. People like the Third Deputy Prime…

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