Chitral Times

Jul 22, 2019

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  • Government Notifies First Ever National Youth Council to Empower Youth in Decision Making Process

    July 1, 2019 at 6:56 pm

    Chitral Times Report

    ISLAMABAD: Government has taken another historic step for the socio-economic empowerment of youth as it has notified the historic first-ever 33-member National Youth Council of Pakistan. Outstanding young leaders in various fields including sports, education, religion, economics, arts and culture are the members of this august council, whose Patron-in-Chief is the Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, H.E. Mr. Imran Khan. Mr. Muhammad Usman Dar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs is the Chairman of this Council. Besides a valiant participant of Pak Army’s Operation Zarb-e-Azb, Maj Tanveer Shafi, national youth icons like Hasan Ali (Cricketer), Sana Mir (Cricketer), Hamza Ali Abbasi (Actor), Mahira Khan (Actress), Samina Baig (Mountaineer), Muneeba Mazari (First Wheel Chair bound anchorperson of Pakistan) are leading members of this historic National Youth Council. Youth Ministers of all the four provinces, AJK and GB are also included in the Council. National Youth Council is an advisory body that would recommend policy interventions for the socio-economic development of youth in different walls of life. Mr. Muhammad Usman Dar expressed full confidence in the abilities of all members of the National Youth Council. He is hopeful that their valuable input in different fields would prove a major way forward for the socio economic development of youth in the country.

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