World Bank Eyes Improved Vocational Training for Pakistani Province’s Youth

    The World Bank is extending $21 million in credit to the Pakistani government to assist the latter in improving the skills and employability of youth in the province of Sindh through strengthened training programs.

    The World Bank funding will be used by the Benazir Bhutto Shaheed Youth Development Program to train 50,000 Pakistani youths aged 18-25 from poorer and less developed districts of Sindh over a period of two to three years.  

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      Eliza Villarino currently manages one of today’s leading publications on humanitarian aid, global health and international development, the weekly GDB. At Devex, she has helped grow a global newsroom, with talented journalists from major development hubs such as Washington, D.C, London and Brussels. She regularly writes about innovations in global development.