Islamabad—Student leaders from all over Pakistan participated in the oath-taking ceremony of State Youth Parliament (SYP) held at Aiwan-e-Iqbal here Friday.
Palestinian Ambassador Walid Abu Ali was the chief guest on the occasion. While congratulating the youth representatives, he said that youth were asset of a country. He hoped the representatives of the youth would carry forward the message of Islam and work to support the cause of Islam and Muslims. He greeted the cabinet of State Youth Parliament on this occasion. He said that Pakistan and Palestinian youth should join hands to promote the unity among Muslims of the world.
Grandson of Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal, Munib Iqbal administered oath to the members of SYP. After the oath-taking, while addressing the participants, he said teachings of Allama Iqbal serve us with a good lesson and reminds us of our lost treasure of values and traditions.
In order to cope with the current challenges we must adhere to the teachings of our heroes, he said. President of SYP, Shaheer Sialvi said they held in high esteem all those who laid down sacrifices for the homeland and vowed, he and his fellows would never compromise on the ideology of Pakistan.
Shaheer Sialvi, while addressing to the convention, said that youth would take initiative to raise the issues of Kashmir and Palestine at the international forums.
He said that Pakistan gravely needed unity among different groups of Muslims and this is why the SYP asked the student leaders from different student organizations on one platform.