The Minister of Youth and sports on Tuesday morning handed over the civil works site for the expansion of infrastructure at Ngara Community Technical College (CTC) in Karonga District to the Contractor, Mangalasi Construction Company.
Msungama says his ministry through the Jobs for Youth Project, is supporting the expansion of infrustrure in four (4) public institutions namely; Ngara Community Technical College in Karonga district, Mbandira Community Technical College in Nkhotakota district, Naminjiwa Community Technical College in Phalombe district and Neno Youth Development Center in Neno district.
“Jobs for Youth (J4Y) under my ministry, is among others aimed at empowering young women and men with employable skills for employment and employment creation so as to deal with the unemployment problem faced by the youth in Malawi.” the youthful minister of youth added.
He also indicated that the four aforementioned training centers will offer training opportunities to youth in the areas of; small scale mining, manufacturing (textile and designing), Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and agriculture among others.
Speaking to Afriem, Msungama hinted that the ministry under the Tonse Alliance government, is committed to ensuring that young people are given the necessary technical and vocational trainings and skills, for them to effectively contribute towards sustainable development of Malawi. With this and many other initiatives, the Tonse Alliance agenda of creating 1 million jobs will be realised.