By Hazari Ali
PULAU PINANG, November 27th, 2021 –Pulau Pinang’s State Government and National Anti-drugs Agency (NADA) stays proactive in conducting variety of beneficial programs for youth in this state.
One of them is the organization of Karnival Jom Kerja Penanti 2021 which has taken part in Multi-purpose Hall Taman Guar Perahu, in here recently.
It aims to provide career opportunities for job seekers especially youngsters and clients within community in Penanti.
The effort is indirectly seen as preventing unemployed youth from getting involved with unhealthy activities such as drug abuse.
Other than that, Karnival Jom Kerja Penanti 2021 is also organized to reduce unemployment level which implication affects social and economic aspects of community.
Approximately 20 counters have been opened including NADA Drug Prevention Education’s exhibition, family seminar and football clinic.
The program which also gained cooperation from Pertubuhan Keselamatan Sosial, Lembaga Penduduk Dan Pembangunan Keluarga Negara and Persatuan Mencegah Dadah Malaysia Kebangsaan is launched by Youth and Sport Exco of Pulau Pinang, Soon Lip Chee.
Also present in succeeding the program Permatang Pauh Parliament Member, Nurul Izzah Anwar; Penanti ADUN, Dr. Norlela Ariffin and Director of NADA Pulau Pinang, Elmariah Chung.
Besides Karnival Jom Kerja Penanti 2021, the launching of Penanti Youth Centre’s program is also been held on that day.