Prime Minister’s Youth Programme Trains Juvenile Inmates of Central Prison Haripur

 Haripur: 18 April, 2018: Prime Minister’s Youth Programme, in collaboration with the United Nations Office of Counter Terrorism, successfully completed technical training of juvenile offenders of Central Prison Haripur/KPK in tailoring and electrician trades under a “Project for the Rehabilitation of Juvenile Offender in Prison Setting.”  A certificate distribution ceremony in this regard was held at the Central Prison Haripur/KPK, in which training completion certificates were distributed among 20 successful pass out juvenile inmates; 13 in tailoring and 07 in electrician trades.


In her message at the occasion, Ms. Leila Khan, Chairperson Prime Minister Youth Programme said, “PML-N government is committed to the socio-economic uplift of youth.  It has, therefore, accorded equal importance to the skills training of juvenile offenders in prison settings, so that that they could become a productive citizens of the country after serving their terms prison.”  She added, “Prime Minister Youth Programme has also completed a similar training course for the juvenile offenders of Central Prison Quetta in Balochistan, whereas training is underway in Hyderabad Prison,”


Expressing satisfaction over the success of the training activity, Ms Leila Khan praised the efforts of prison authorities, KPK TEVTA administration, and UN consultant for the project for making this project a success.  She urged upon the juvenile offenders to best utilize the skills learnt for the benefit of their families and societies.

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