Selangor Journal

Focus on active youths’ potential development

SHAH ALAM, JUL 25: The State Government is focusing on potential development policy to create active youth participation in Selangor, according to the Youth, Sports, Culture and Entrepreneur Development Exco, Amirudin Shari.
He said, the focus is on 10 core areas as the guideline towards Selangor development programme.
“These involve entrepreneurship and employment, leadership and organisation, information technology and organisation, community, volunteering network, culture and arts, wellness and health, sports and fitness as well as religions and faiths.
“To realise these, we have formed the Local Youth Movement under my portfolio to produce competitive leadership who will become the agents of change for the youths in Selangor.
“These agents of change are expected to be the State Government’s implementers, to carry out policies relating to youth development at the grassroot level,” he said.
He said that in replying to Teratai Assemblyman, Tiew Way Keng’s verbal question during the fifth term of the 13th Selangor State Assembly session.
Amiruddin said, the State Government together with the State’s Sports Council are also actively implementing new development agendas to encourage youths’ participation in welfare and volunteer programmes in this state.
“As of now, the State Government do not have the exact number of youths involved in these volunteer and welfare programmes.
“But I am certain that the number is good based on their involvement in youth programmes at the grassroots level,” he said

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