Ganderbal- Coinciding with the commencement of G20 Tourism Working Group meeting in Srinagar from May 22 to 24, a local NGO organised a Youth Conference Y20 here on Saturday.
The conference attended by a large number of participants was held at Conference Hall, on Manasbal lake front.
Prof Fayaz Ahmad Nikka, Dean Students Welfare, Central University of Kashmir was the chief guest.
Dr. Saba Bhat, founder Guide the Professionals; Advocate Wasim, President Kashmir Advocates Association, PhD scholar Mir Muskan, social activist Bilal Bhat, BDC Chairperson Sherpathri Ali Mohammad Dar, BDC Chairperson Ganderbal, Tasleema Majeed, DDC Safapora Abdul Rashid, BDC Gowhar Ali were among the notable guests present on the occasion.
Hailing the arrival of the historic G20 Summit in Kashmir Valley as a welcome step towards peace and development, the organisers “Voice for Peace & Justice (VPJ) said the purpose of the conference was to develop and nurture world-class leadership skills among the young generation to encourage them face and deliberate upon the global challenges of environment, economy, peace, health and employment generation.
Students from various educational institutions, local youth educationists and social activists participated in the debate and discussion.
Pertinent to mention that the Youth Conference was organised in context with the ongoing process of #G20 summit and the old age, middle-aged as well as younger generations of Kashmir have extended their cordial welcome to the historic G-20 summit being hosted here and have expressed hopes of boosting tourism, economic development of Jammu and Kashmir and other world-class opportunities to the local youth through this global meet with an expectation of getting the help and encouragement of G-20 members who would become the advocates and Ambassadors of peace and prosperity on behalf of the people of Jammu and Kashmir.
India under the able global leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, should lead the G-20 presidency to declare Jammu and Kashmir as the model place of peace, prosperity and universal brotherhood at the global level to open new avenues of bright and prosperous future for the youth of J&K.
VPJ President, Farooq Ganderbali said “Kashmir youth want to contribute and partner in peace & development.
A traditional folk band led by popular singer Mohammad Aslam Saednari performed at the event.
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