Prime Minister, Andrew Holness, yesterday launched the country’s first Youth Advisory Council.

It comprises 16 young Jamaicans who’ll serve for the 2016-2018 period.

The Council is chaired by UWI graduate, Aubrey Stewart.

Prime Minister Holness says the launch of the Youth Advisory Council represents the government’s commitment to treat youth as equal partners in the decision making process.

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Mr. Holness says the Council will help to facilitate dialogue between young people and Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies.

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