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  • Member of Parliament for East Portland, Dr. Lynvale Bloomfield says young people must be the focus of any progressive development agenda.
  • The Member of Parliament was making his contribution to the Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, May 20.
  • He also called on the society to encourage the youth to provide innovation, strategic solutions, to challenge the “present archaic systems".

Member of Parliament for East Portland, Dr. Lynvale Bloomfield says young people must be the focus of any progressive development agenda.

“Our youth form the largest segment of our population and who set the trends. (They) are innovative, creative, dynamic, prolific and terrific. We must empower our youth… for indeed there exists the fierce urgency of now and how,” Dr. Broomfield said.

The Member of Parliament was making his contribution to the Sectoral Debate in the House of Representatives on Tuesday, May 20.

He also called on the society to encourage the youth to provide innovation, strategic solutions, to challenge the “present archaic systems, to resist social dysfunction, maladjustments and malpractices.”

Meanwhile, the Member of Parliament made note of the Government’s current pursuit of sustainable development through job creation, improved security and safety, human capital development, social inclusion, and fiscal prudence.