QUETTA: On Tuesday the four-day exposure trip, a delegation of about 200 students and faculty members visited Quaid-e-Azam Residency. Prior to visiting the Residency, the delegates stopped at FC Mess Ziarat for a short period of time. While visiting Quaid-e-Azam Residency, the delegates showed keen interest in gallery of Quaid-e-Azam Residency where archival photos of Quaid-e-Azam were displayed.
A function was also arranged at the residency which was appreciated by all. The chief guests of the function were Syed Raza Ali Gillani – Punjab Minister for Higher Education, Prince Ahmed Ali, MPA Lasbella. As part of the function, students from different universities of Islamabad, Lahore and Balochistan sang national songs.
In his address to the delegates, Brigadier Nadeem, Sector Commander FC North, said that joint efforts of government and military helped in reconnecting Balochistan with Pakistan. He said that the development projects which have been built apart from CPEC-related projects are near completion. Brig. Nadeem also informed that more than 20,500 students are enrolled in 75 FC public schools.
Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar, Spokesperson for Balochistan Government, emphasized on the idea of Pakistan while addressing the delegates. He said that aim of youth mobilization campaign is to connect the souls of various parts of Pakistan with each other. The spokesperson concluded his address by saying that peace is prevailing in the province due to the sacrifices rendered by security forces and law-enforcement agencies. Syed Raza Ali Gillani in his ending remarks at the Residency asked the delegates to make the promise of becoming a true Pakistani.
A cultural night was organized by BUITEMS Institute for the delegation. The cultural night included various singing performances by students from all across the province. The highlight of the cultural night was the cultural show in which cultures of various ethnicities of Pakistan were represented. The chief guest for the cultural night was Syed Raza Ali Gillani. VoB Team member Junaid Ali also entertained the delegates with his singing performance, which was appreciated by the delegates. The cultural night was also attended by Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar, Balochistan Minister for Interior Sarfaraz Bugti and other provincial officials.
The four-day exposure visit to Quetta and Ziarat is part of the youth mobilization campaign. The Youth Exchange Programme, launched in 2015, aims to create harmony among students of different provinces and to provide opportunities to the students of underdeveloped areas of Balochistan to learn about regional connectivity and national integration.

Source: Voice of Balochistan


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