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    THIS is apropos Saad Khosa’s letter ‘Youth parliament’ (Sept 3) about the selection process of Youth Parliament Pakistan (YPP) supported by Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (Pildat)...

    Mr Khosa correctly mentioned that YPP is a project of Pildat aimed at giving Pakistan’s youth knowledge about the underlying theories of democracy through a healthy debate and discourse among students selected from all...

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    YOUTH Parliament Pakistan (YPP), a project of Pakistan Institute of Legislative Development and Transparency (Pildat), was established in 2007 to give Pakistani youth knowledge about the political and democratic system of the country through healthy debates, productive discussions and constructive arguments...

    The project aims at selecting 240 members each year to be trained about the legislative and democratic affairs of Pakistan......

  • Parliament Watch: Big question for PTI: to be or not to be active in parliament

    Imran Khan has appeared in the National Assembly so rarely that it looked a ‘Happy New Year’ wish coming true to democracy lovers when he entered the august hall on January 1, 2016 unusually very early - even before the mandatory recitation of Holy Quran and Naat...

    Media persons in the Press Gallery were left wondering if ‘change-through-parliament’ was part the Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaf chief’s New Year resolutions!Mercifully, their...

  • Malik urges Pakistan to trust in youth on eve of second ODI

    ABU DHABI: Experienced Pakistan batsman Shoaib Malik believes youngsters should be given the chance to carry a winning momentum into the second One-day International against Sri Lank here on Monday...

    Malik’s swashbuckling 61-ball 81 and a return to form 103 by Babar Azam lifted Pakistan to 292-6 in the first one-day in Dubai on Friday before they kept Sri Lanka to 209-8 for a 83-run win...

  • Japanese envoy stresses on educating Pakistan’s youth

    ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Japan Hiroshi Inomata highlighted the importance of educating Pakistan’s large youth population...

    The ambassador was giving a public talk titled ‘Pakistan Japan Relations’, organised by the Institute of Strategic Studies Islamabad (ISSI) on Tuesday...

  • UN aims to raise awareness about SDGs among Pakistan’s youth

    ISLAMABAD: In a new campaign aiming to raise awareness among Pakistani youth about the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) 2030, the United Nations (UN) will write their values across school walls so that schoolchildren may always remember them and share them with others...

    This was announced by United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) director Vittorio Cammarota at an interactive session on Tuesday that aimed to raise awareness among...

  • UN wants Pakistan’s youth to help stop climate change

    ISLAMABAD: The United Nations (UN) will be hosting Cop21 - a meeting of its members in Paris at the end of the year - where states will draft global agreements to reduce gas emissions...

    The UN wants to make the voices of Pakistani youth heard at the event, announced Vittorio Cammarota, director of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC), at an interactive event held on Thursday...

  • Kashmir's youth as dear to me as Pakistan's, says Nawaz in AJK on Kashmir Day

    In an address to a PML-N rally in Muzaffarabad on Sunday, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif claimed he loves the youth of Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) as much as he loves the youth of Pakistan...

    The PML-N chief said that he had several plans for AJK's development that would have eliminated unemployment from the region, but they were all ruined due to his disqualification in July last year...

  • Army chief plays chess with student, lauds Pakistan's 'talented youth'

    The delegation met the army chief at the General Headquarters, where Gen Bajwa played a game of chess with one of the visiting students...

    The army chief lauded the visiting students' abilities in other sports, including cricket and football, and encouraged the students to equip themselves with knowledge of science, information technology as well as other "new disciplines"...

  • Pakistan get place in Youth Olympics

    LAHORE: The International Weightlifting Federation has allocated a universality place to Pakistan in the Youth Olympic Games, Buenos Aires, 2018, according to a press release issued by the Pakistan Olympic Association (POA) here on Wednesday...

    The Pakistan Weightlifting Federation (PWF) will select one of its best weightlifter to forward his name to the POA...

  • Youth, women spur social business growth in Pakistan: global poll

    KARACHI/LONDON: From turning organic waste into fertiliser to sharing farm equipment, new businesses seeking to address social problems in Pakistan have made the South Asian nation one of the best performers in the second global poll on social entrepreneurs...

    As the government struggles to find solutions for a nation affected by poverty, water scarcity, climate change and lack of sanitation, social startups are emerging to fill the...

  • 'Full potential of youth, women will be unleashed,' says PM on launch of Digital Pakistan Vision

    Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday said that with the introduction of the 'Digital Pakistan Vision', the full potential of the contribution of youth and the women to the economy will be unleashed...

    According to a government press release: "The Vision sets Pakistan’s digital ambition and has been designed for the government and the private sector to work towards a digitally progressive and inclusive Pakistan...

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