Minority youth delegation visits ICCI

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STAFF REPORT

Islamabad

A large delegation of minority youth of KP led by Auqaf, Hajj, Religious & Minority Affairs Department, and Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa visited Islamabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry for an interaction with the local business community.

Male and female students from Intermediate to M.Phil. Level of various faiths including Christian, Hindu, Sikh, Bhai Community and Kalash Community were in the delegation.

Speaking at the occasion, the representative of Auqaf, Hajj, and Religious & Minority Affairs Department of KP said that KP Government has taken an initiative “Minority Youth Exposure Program (MYEP) 2018-19” under an ADP Scheme for the empowerment, exposure and development of minority youth that will help them to build their confidence and enhance their soft skills through various opportunities and platforms. This project included visit of minority youth delegations to various provinces including Islamabad, AJK, Punjab and Sindh.

He said under MYEP, minority youth will visit various renowned places related to education, health, history, archaeology, entertainment, business and will also meet with renowned personalities including government offices, policymakers, civil society experts, social & women activities, diplomats, business tycoons, trainers, public speakers and journalists etc. He said the current visit of minority youth delegation of KP to ICCI was a part of MYEP. He thanked ICCI for hosting the minority youth delegation and hoped that its interaction with business community would be very beneficial for them.