“Govt committed to empowering the nation’s youth through technology”-Fayval Williams

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Science, Energy and Technology Minister Fayval Williams, says the Government remains committed to empowering the nation’s youth through technology.

She notes that as countries prepare for the global onset of the technology-driven fourth industrial revolution, “it is absolutely imperative that our youth are prepared and possess the skills needed to participate”.

She was speaking at the Huawei ‘Seeds for the Future 2019’ internship programme departure ceremony on Thursday at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in New Kingston.

Mrs. Williams reiterated that the Government and its stakeholder partners are undertaking several initiatives intended to strengthen the ICT competencies of the nation’s young people.