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Jordan |The King and Queen learn about the products of young men and women participating in the royal initiative “Productive Youth”

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The Jordanian King Abdullah II and his wife Rania briefed yesterday, Tuesday, the products of young men and women participating in the royal initiative "Productive Youth."

Jordanian King Abdullah II praised the pioneering spirit of Jordanian youth, stressing the importance of small and home-based enterprises and self-employment programs in combating unemployment.

Yesterday, Tuesday, the king, with his wife Queen Rania Al Abdullah, reviewed the products of a number of young men and women owners of small craft projects in various governorates, after receiving the necessary training, through the “Productive Youth” initiative launched by the Jordanian Court in 2019 with royal directives, based on the king’s meetings. With young people from different governorates, to help them develop their products and entrepreneurial ideas and turn their talents into successful projects.

King Abdullah stressed the need to generalize the experience of these young men and women, to develop a culture of leadership and entrepreneurship instead of waiting for a job, indicating the importance of marketing these products locally and internationally in cooperation with the public and private sectors.

The products on display included high-quality non-traditional handicrafts and art, inspired by the Jordanian heritage and the local environment, such as basalt stones, mosaics, woolen works and woodcarving.

According to the young men and women, their projects complement each other, as they cooperate with each other to provide a bouquet of unique and globally competitive products. In addition to providing self-employment for their owners, these projects provide job and employment opportunities for youth and other small enterprises in the various governorates

Jordanian King Abdullah II praised the pioneering spirit of Jordanian youth, stressing the importance of small and home-based enterprises and self-employment programs in combating unemployment.

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