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Sunday, October 14, 2012

Sindh Government’s Youth Affairs Department recognizes significance of media


Pakistan News & Features Services

The Youth Affairs Department of the Government of Sindh recognized the significance of media by joining hands with the Institute of Journalism, in holding a discussion on Media Patronage for Youth Development’ at the Arts Council of Pakistan on October 13.

Syed Faisal Ali Subzwari, Sindh Minister for Youth Affairs, was the chief guest in the forum which was presided over by Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, Secretary Youth Affairs to the Government of Sindh.

The Sindh Youth Minister candidly expressed his views about the current media practices and concluded that the youth development issues needs to be highlighted and should be patronized by media.

“Media being the fourth pillar of Pakistan must patronize youth development issues and should raise the voice of youth. The young journalists should be trained in a way that they can easily become the voice of youth and play their role effectively,” he stated.

Shoaib Siddiqui reckoned that the youth of the country was capable enough to make its presence felt in the field of media.

“Our youngsters do have the capacity to meet the challenge. Many of them have become successful media professionals. They have the talents to do the job. They, however, could fine tune their skills after completing their education,” he advised.

“Besides the young professionals the media in general should take the responsibility of playing its due role in patronizing the youth development,” Shoaib Siddiqui added.

Amin Yousuf, Secretary, Pakistan Federal Union of Journalist (PFUJ), and Ahmed Shah President, Arts Council of Pakistan, also shared their views and experiences on the occasion.

The event, attended by a large number of media professionals and aspiring young journalists, concluded with vote of thanks presented by Nauman Adil, Executive Director, Institute of Journalism.

Thursday, July 22, 2010

Sindh Government organizes Career Counselling Seminar

Sindh Youth Minister
Syed Faisal Ali Subzwari
By Mohammad Nazakat Ali

The Youth Affairs department of the Government of Sindh has been working proactively for the benefit of the youngsters and they organized yet another successful programme, this time with the collaboration of the Federal Public Service Commission at the University of Karachi on July 22.

The Career Counselling Seminar held at the Auditorium of the Faculty of Arts turned out to be quite an enlightening session and it was a morning to remember for all those present on the occasion.

The Sindh Youth Minister, Syed Faisal Ali Subzwari, who was the chief guest of the ceremony, noted with satisfaction the growing number of programmes being held by the provincial government to enlighten the youth.

He told the audience that the Youth Affairs department of the Government of Sindh has planned to hold a record number of career counseling programmes during the current year to guide the youngsters towards a better future.
Suhail Safdar Member Federal
 Public Service Commission

He described the University of Karachi as a model institution that has been serving the cause of the country for a number of years.

Faisal Subzwari, who delivered yet another inspirational speech, advised the students as well as the professionals not to forget their Alma Mater while pursuing their career goals.

Suhail Safdar, Member, Federal Public Service Commission, Government of Pakistan, gave a presentation in which explained in detail the procedure of applying and the process after the submission of the applications. He also took questions to clarify matters to the satisfaction of the participating students.

He observed that there’s a decline in the interest of people taking to civil service in the urban parts of Sindh.

He disclosed that the Federal Public Service Commission had organized such seminars in the various universities located in the rural of Sindh and the response had been phenomenal.

He was of the opinion that the youngsters of Karachi, possessing enormous talents, would do well if they turn towards civil service.
Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui
Secretary Sports and Youth Affairs
Government of Sindh

Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui, Secretary, Sports & Youth Affairs to the Government of Sindh, said it’s always a privilege and pleasure to hold a programme at the University of Karachi, having produced numerous luminaries.

He pointed out that civil service is a huge avenue and the youngsters can play a proactive role in serving the country by taking to it.

“You get an opportunity of serving in and out of the country. It’s quite a challenging job and you should think getting on board if you have the passion to play your part in the service to the nation,” he added.

Shoaib Siddiqui, addressing the youth, made the point that they had reached the age from where they should now start thinking of themselves, their families, the community, the province and the country.

“The Federal Public Service Commission is one of those institutions of our country that has maintained high standards throughout,” he complimented.

The welcome address was delivered by Prof Dr M Abuzar Wajidi, Dean, Faculty of Management & Administrative Sciences, University of Karachi.