KP Students to Visit Punjab Heritage Sites

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The Youth Affairs Department of the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been in the process of organizing many unique activities in the province. One such activity is the “Inter provincial Youth Exchange Programme”.

The first phase of this activity includes a 25-student visit to Gujranwala and Lahore on Monday. The students have been nominated by respective private and public institutes.The students delegation will visit several historical, cultural and heritage sites and will meet with members of provincial assembly, minister and secretary for youth affairs. The second phase of this activity will take place in Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Sindh.

Talking about the youth promotional activities, Minister Youth Affairs Mehmood Khan said it was usually the private institutes that send students to other provinces to interact with youth from other provinces.The public institutes were always neglected. But the Department of Youth Affairs has taken this great initiative and it is for both males and females, he added.

Secretary for Youth Affairs, Ahmad Hassan, said the scheme has been prepared to engage youth in healthy activities that shall not only help them in recreational activities but also nurture their creative abilities in becoming responsible citizens of the province.

Another activity that took place on Sunday was “Cultural Heritage Awareness Programme” which includes a weekly tour of students to the heritage sites of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Students from City University participated in this study tour and visited Julian Monastery.

Source: The News.