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30 000 expected at Youth Service launch in UMP

by Staff reporter
24 May 2024 at 08:28hrs | Views
At least 30,000 youths are expected to attend the launch of the new Youth Service Zimbabwe (YSZ) by President Mnangagwa in Uzumba-Maramba-PFungwe, Mashonaland East province, today.

The Youth Service Zimbabwe (YSZ) aims to shape young people into patriotic citizens and capable leaders.

Speaking after Tuesday's Cabinet meeting, Information, Publicity and Broadcasting Services Minister Dr. Jenfan Muswere announced that the YSZ launch will take place at Nhakiwa Vocational Training Centre in Uzumba-Maramba-PFungwe district.

The launch will be held under the theme: "Empower Youth: Secure the Future."

"The event will be graced by His Excellency the President, Dr. ED Mnangagwa, who will deliver the keynote address and officially launch the Youth Service Zimbabwe Programme," said Dr. Muswere.

He urged Zimbabweans to embrace and support the programme, highlighting that it will instill the values of ubuntu/unhu, patriotism, and leadership in the country's youth.

"Over 30,000 youths from Mashonaland East and delegates from other provinces are expected to attend the launch. Youths from across the country will have the opportunity to interface with the President and interact with government ministries, departments, agencies, and private sector players who will be exhibiting at the event."

A Youth Empowerment Forum will run alongside the launch, providing additional opportunities for engagement and learning.

Source - the herald
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