ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif will announce six schemes for youth including Qarz-e-Hasna scheme today, according to details of his second address to the nation.
According to the details received by Geo News, Rs350 billion has been allocated for Qarz-e-Hasna scheme of which 50 percent will be granted to female students with zero percent markup. 2.5 to 5 million youngsters would benefit from the scheme over the next five years
Nawaz Sharif is also expected to announce easy loans for people up to 35 years for small business with eight percent markup of which large amount would be paid by the government. Rs5 billion had been earmarked for easy loans for the current year. According to the details, 50 percent of these loans would be given to women.