The Ministry of Economic Development has awarded the winners of MEERY Project – Pitch Up: Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge during the official ceremony held at Velaanaage on 12th June 2022, Sunday. Maldives: Enhancing Employability and Resilience of Youth “MEERY” is a project co-implemented by the Ministry of Economic Development and the Ministry of Higher Education. The project is a 5-year initiative funded by the World Bank to work toward empowering and facilitating opportunities for youth. The main objective of the project is to improve the relevance of technical, and vocational skills and foster entrepreneurship to promote youth employment in priority sectors. Initially “Pitch-up Youth Entrepreneurship Challenge” was implemented by the Ministry of Higher Education Project Management Unit.