Khost governor vows jobs for youth
KHOST CITY (Pajhwok): The acting governor on Tuesday said his administration was trying to appoint youth in civil and military institutions of southeastern Khost province.
Abdul Jabbar Naeemi was addressing a conference “Youth Capacity Building” in Khost City, the provincial capital. About 150 youth and civil society representatives were present at the conference aimed at enhancing youth capabilities and assessing their problems.
The governor said they were trying to appoint as many as possible youths in various civil and security administrations and to resolve their problems.
He said he had discussed with President Ashraf problems being faced by the youth of Khost.
He also announced that two commissions would be formed to investigate problems of youth on provincial and central government levels.
One of the participants, a civil society activist, told Pajhwok Afghan News the government should assess the problems of youth and resolve them permanently.
“If our problems are solved, believe me, all challenges in the Afghan society will be overcome. It is very important to support the youth.”
Another attendee, Spin Rawan, told Pajhwok Afghan News severe security challenges and education related problems were main issues the youth were struggling with.
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