President Edgar Lungu has handed over various youth empowerment equipment in commemoration of National Youth Day.

The empowerment equipment included fuel tankers, Earth moving machines and public transport vehicles.

President Edgar Lungu has once again demonstrated his great support towards the welfare of the youths in the country.

The President has since directed the mainstreaming of youth related affairs in various levels of both public and private institutions on order to amplify issues that border on youth affairs.

President Lungu disclosed that government has released funds to empower youths in all provinces with 1,800 targeted to benefit from transport programs, 2,200 to benefit from establishment of milling plants and over 1,000 to benefit from agriculture related activities.