President Omar Bashir statement before the Sudanese Youth Forum
Khartoum, (SUNA) -The President of the Republic Omar Bashir on Tuesday delivered a statement before the Sudanese Youth Forum which took place in Corinthia Hotel, Khartoum Sudan.
On the outset the president welcomed the visiting State Minister for Youth Affairs in the United Arab Emirates, Shima Bint Sahal Bin Garis Al Mazroui who is taking part in the forum representing her country.
The president pointed out that the Sudanese youth forum is taking place in coordination with the UAE Center for Arab Youth.
He said the convening of the forum came at critical conditions facing the national and that these challenges put further burden on the Arab youth to lead the community renaissance through the spreading of the values of participation in the implementation of development and modernization projects in the public life.
He said youth are also required to fight the harmful practices especially those leading the youth to abide by community values and work accordingly, respecting the values of performance, of production and productivity.
He said the Sudan paid huge attention to the youth sector throughout out its policies, programmes and projects which are being implemented so as to provide the youth with real opportunity to take part in the economic and political life of the homeland.
He described the youth as being the pillar for present and they stand for the whole future. He said the country depends on the youth to push forward the process of national development and to achieve stability and renaissance, and at the same time protect the community and youth against menace and threats.
He said this was why the government pays considerable attention to the youth in its programme and its other activities, opening for them doors for participation in the national construction
The president said the state strategy is based on and is founded on the educated, well qualified youth with considerable training and higher skills for production and improving the income.
He said Sudanese youth have shown considerable success that helped the government put in place policies and programmes that secure provision of real opportunities for the youth sector and for realizing their aspirations and at the same time respond to the requirement for development and renaissance of the state and the community
The president stressed that paying attention to the youth health was equally important and constitutes one of the pillars of strength for the homeland and for the community.
He said this was why the government made considerable effort to fight back any threats against the youth.
He cited programmes for fighting drug abuse, AIDS and other health hazards. He said the youth have also played a major role in in the public work and contributed in the provision of social and human services that benefited huge sectors of the society
The President renewed the state commitment to take care of the youth and to support all activities involving the youth and the welfare of the youth sector