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Fifth and the Final Session of the Youth Parliament Pakistan 2009-10 begins today: State of Education System and Foreign Policy of Pakistan key topics

Islamabad, July 28, 2010: The Fifth and Final Session of the 3rd batch of Youth Parliament Pakistan will begin today here in Islamabad. The session, which will span over 5 days, will cover key topics of State of Education System and Foreign Policy of Pakistan.

A representative from the British government will address Youth Parliament on the topic of UKís Foreign Policy towards Pakistan on Thursday, July 29, 2010 while Mr. Khurshid Mehmud Kasuri, Former Foreign Minister of Pakistan will address the Youth Parliament on Friday, July 30, 2010 on the topic of Foreign Policy of Pakistan. Mr. Ahsan Iqbal, MNA, Former Federal Minister for Education will address the Youth Parliament Pakistan on Saturday, July 31, 2010 on the topic of State of the Education System in Pakistan.

The Session also includes a Reception by the British High Commissioner for the Members and Alumni of the Youth Parliament Pakistan. There will be a Farewell Dinner and Certificate Distribution Ceremony for Youth Parliament on Saturday, July 31, 2010 where keynote speech will be delivered by Engr. Khurram Dastgir Khan, MNA, Chairman National Assembly Standing Committee on Commerce and Member Youth Parliament Steering Committee.

Apart from the plenary sessions, Youth Parliament Pakistan will hold regular Standing Committee meetings, party meetings and business advisory committee meetings over a period of 5 days.

The Youth Parliament Pakistan (YPP) is a platform of Pakistani Youth patterned after the National Assembly of Pakistan with 48 members from all over the country. Conceived, created and facilitated by PILDAT, the Youth Parliament Pakistan also has an independent Steering Committee while Honourable Mr. Faisal Karim Kundi, MNA; Deputy Speaker National Assembly of Pakistan serves as the Patron of Youth Parliament Pakistan. Senator S. M. Zafar; Mr. Wazir Ahmed Jogezai, Former Deputy Speaker, National Assembly of Pakistan; Dr. Donya Aziz, MNA, Engr. Khuram Dastgir Khan, MNA; Ms. Anusha Rahman Khan, MNA and Mr. Ahmed Bilal Mehboob, Executive Director PILDAT serve as members of the Youth Parliament Steering Committee. Dr. Donya Aziz, MNA, Engr. Khuram Dastgir Khan, MNA and Ms. Anusha Rahman Khan, MNA also serve as advisors to the Blue and Green parties of the Youth Parliament.

The Youth Parliament Pakistan is successfully running for third consecutive year. Its objectives include inculcating in youth of Pakistan values and spirit for democracy, the importance of dialogue, tolerance for othersí views, an understanding of the concept of Parliament and its role in democratic decision-making and oversight. The Youth Parliament Pakistan draws its membership from young Pakistanis aged between 18-29 years on the basis of population through an open merit-based selection process from across Pakistan.

     
     
     
     
     
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