Youth Affairs Dept holds drugs awareness sessions

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Youth Affairs Department Punjab in the year 2022 launched an awareness campaign among youth against the ‘Addiction of Drugs and Electronic Gadgets’. The sessions of awareness campaign were organized in several colleges and universities during the last of months.

In this regard, the first awareness workshop was organized at Govt College for Boys Gulberg. Director Youth Affairs Syed Umair Hassan, Principal Gulberg College, Project Development Specialists, Youth Affairs Department officers, college professors and a large number of students also attended the awareness workshop. Talking on this occasion, Director Youth Affairs Syed Umair Hassan said that talented youth has been a valuable asset of the country and Youth Affairs Department Punjab is organising awareness workshops to save our youth from the menace of drugs and electronic devices. “We are planning to hold more such awareness workshops in other boys and girls colleges of the province,” he added.

Director Youth Affairs Syed Umair Hassan further said that top health and IT experts are delivering lectures to highlight the damages of drugs and electronic devices.

“We are quite upbeat that we will be able to show the right direction to our thousands of young boys and girls through our awareness workshops,” he elaborated. Principal Gulberg College on this occasion expressed his gratitude to Secretary Youth Affairs Ehsan Bhutta for organizing much needed awareness workshops to save the future of thousands of young male and female students of the province.

Youth Affairs Department Punjab has organised a second awareness programme at Govt APWA College for Women to save youth from addiction of drugs and electronic gadgets.

Additional Secretary Youth Affairs Punjab Malik Sanaullah, Director Youth Affairs Syed Umair Hassan, Project Development Specialist Qasim Zia, Vice-Principal APWA College for Women Navera Fatima, college professors and a large number of students also attended the awareness workshop.

Addressing the awareness workshop, Additional Secretary Youth Affairs Punjab Malik Sanaullah said that Youth Affairs Department Punjab is organsing these workshops to spread the awareness about negative impacts of drugs and electronic devices. “The talented youth are a valuable asset of our country and we should utilize all of our resources to make them useful citizens of the society”.

He said that the Youth Affairs Department Punjab is planning to hold more such awareness workshops in other boys and girls colleges of the province. “We are quite upbeat that we will be able to carve our encouraging results from our campaign”.

Vice-Principal APWA College for Women Navera Fatima on this occasion thanked Secretary Youth Affairs Ehsan Bhutta for choosing APWA College for Women for this useful and healthy activity. “Our young generation must take full benefit from these awareness programmes,” she added.