Half of Pakistani Youth, is Willing to Flee From the Country

KARACHI: Around 48.7% of young people in Karachi want to leave the country, said Ammad Zafar of Karachi University public administration department on Thursday.

Their reasons include unemployment, insecurity, economic problems and lack of social support and career opportunities, he explained.

Zafar was presenting his research paper, titled ‘Determination of Youth Emigration’, on the third and final day of the international conference, titled ‘Managing Megacities 2016’, at HEJ Auditorium in KU, which was organized by the varsity’s public administration department in collaboration with Shar School of Public Policy and Government, George Mason University.

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