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Norway signs $ 2.87 mln accord with UNDP to empower Pakistani youth

DNA 19-35

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 19 (DNA) -, The Royal Norwegian Embassy signed a partnership agreement of USD 2.87 million

with UNDP Pakistan to support their work to improve the social and economic empowerment of youth in Khyber


The partnership will help provide social enterprise development trainings to 5,000 young people, business

development and management trainings to 3,000 youth, and livelihood skills and psycho-social skills to more than

200 young people in conflict with the law.
The agreement was signed by Ambassador Kjell-Gunnar Eriksen and UNDP’s Country Director, Mr. Ignacio Artaza.
As stated by ambassador Eriksen, the youth bulge in Pakistan is a challenge but also a great opportunity.
We believe that this project will contribute to new livelihoods, job creation and economic growth, and are therefore

very happy to sign this partnership agreement with UNDP.=DNA


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