HHRD 7th Annual Conference On Youth Concludes

HHRD 7th annual conference on youth concludes

ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan Point News - 2nd August, 2016) : Helping Hand for Relief and Development (HHRD's) 7th Annual Conference on "Youth for Positive Social Change: Emerging trends, challenges and opportunities" concluded here on Tuesday (August 2). The two-day conference was organized with an aim to share ideas about life-skills, renewal of Pakistan's ideology and use of innovative skills for positive social change in the 21sth century- digital era through mentoring and high morals.

The two-day conference was attended by students of various universities and colleges from across the country. In the second day first session, Prof Dr Muhammad Wasay, Aga Khan University and President Neurology Awareness and Research Foundation Karachi delivered a lecture on the topic "How to become successful? during interactive training workshop. In technical session Program Manager Riphah Institute of Public Policy Zubair Safdar and Syed Umairuddin Hussain Director SAFE presented lecture on the Ideology of Pakistan and Youth.

Meriam Bint e Shahid was the facilitator during the session. Senior Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Inayatullah Khan was the chief guest at the concluding session of the two days conference. Addressing on the occasion, he lauded HHRD for organizing youth conference in Federal capital. He said that this conference will help our youth to plan for their future with positive approach. Country Director HHRD Pakistan Fazal ur Rehman in his remarks said that the prime objective of conducting a conference is to boost already ongoing programs of HHRD.

He said that the youth development is a vast subject and the vision of Helping Hand for Relief and Development also guides us for the same. "This conference can become an opportunity to provide the youth a platform to train and engage mentors for proper guidance and counseling, capacity building of youth led organizations; awareness, sensitization for positive social change, exploring and guiding the youth," he said.