Youths told to stop complaining, be focused

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Youths in Zambia have been urged to work hard and stop complaining if they were to contribute effectively to the economy of Zambia.

International Youth Fellowship Zambia Chapter Chairman-General, Woo Seungyoun said young people can help to positively influence society.

Pastor Woo urged youths in the country to change their attitude towards issues that matter.

He was speaking in an interview with ZANIS in Lusaka today at the 50-days international youth fellowship which is being held at Government Complex in Lusaka.

The fellowship is being sponsored by United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Golden Bridge Hotel and Ministry of Youth and Sport.

Pastor Woo advised the youths not to be isolated but to face challenges as they unfold.

And Copperbelt Province International Youth Fellowship chairperson Bernard Sampa thanked the Christian youths who turned up for the fellowship.

Pastor Sampa disclosed that the fellowship has attracted young people from neighbouring Angola, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda, Mozambique and host the Zambia.

The International Youth Fellowship is a Christian-based global youth initiative that is dedicated to the spiritual, intellectual and emotional growth of young people around the world.

Through its proprietary programmes, events and practical opportunities, the fellowship strives to advance Christian mission work in developed and developing countries, create international awareness and cultural exchange, and facilitate short-term and long-term volunteerism domestically and overseas among others.