Kunduzi vows to generate employment opportunities
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): The governor of eastern Nangarhar province on Wednesday said lack of job opportunities in government and private sectors was one of the reasons of growing unemployment and pledged he would leave no stone unturned to create jobs.
Speaking at a gathering marking International Youth Day, Salim Khan Kunduzi said some circles considered the government posts hereditary and appointed their family members on certain positions.
He lamented there was no merit system in the country and majority of talented youth left without jobs.
The governor pledged to generate employment opportunities for youngsters and provide vocational training for thousands of youth.
Meanwhile, Matiwallah Ahmadzai, Nangarhar Youth Affairs director, said it was government responsibility to generate jobs.
He said Nangarhar youth had fully participated in nation building and the provincial government should provide them with jobs.
Ahmadzai said that government should offer scholarships for talented students to study higher education in foreign universities.
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