KUALA LUMPUR – The Tunas Usahawan Belia Bumiputera (TUBE) Programme, which was implemented to encourage youths to venture into business, has succeeded in generating a cumulative sales value of RM54.6 million to-date.
In a statement here today, Deputy Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Ahmad Maslan, said the government’s initiative has also resulted in the creation of 4,352 new job opportunities.
“Since its inception in 2014 until 2017, a total of 2,433 participants had participated in the programme and of the number, 2,367 have registered and started their businesses.
“To-date, the total accumulated sales value recorded by businesses owned by TUBE participants is RM54.6 million,” he said.
The TUBE programme targetedBumiputera youths between the ages of 18 and 30 who had deep interest in engaging in entrepreneurship programme, he said. – BERNAMA