LAHORE, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 11th Nov, 2016 ) : Punjab education Minister Rana Mashhood Ahmed Khan on Friday urged the members of Youth Provincial Assembly to make efforts to identify key issues facing their districts and assist the government to resolve the problems. Addressing the participants of assembly, he stressed the need to enhance community participation for the sake of successful governance models. Welcoming and congratulating the members, he said that since all 36 districts of Punjab were being represented in the Youth Provincial Assembly.
He further said that involving the community especially the youth of Pakistan would be a great source of guidance for the government. Rana Mashhood Ahmed was of the view that PILDAT had always helped and assisted the governments in capacity building particularly of the members of Parliament. He appreciated this new initiative of PILDAT to train the youth of Punjab province. The Steering Committee Members also participated in the inauguration ceremony including Faiza Malik, MPA and Ms.
Khusboo Ejaz. They congratulated the members and extended their support to help them achieve their objectives. Syed Raza Ali Shah, Lawyer and former member Youth Parliament Pakistan shared his personal experience. In the welcome remarks, Ahmed Bilal Mehboob, President PILDAT and Secretary General Youth Provincial Assembly said the objective behind conceptualizing a dedicated forum for youth was to engage them to help guide and rationalize their thought process about extremism. He added that YPP was expected to provide an opportunity to the target youth to discuss their ideas directly with Punjab's legislators and policy makers.