ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant on Youth Affairs Usman Dar introduced on Thursday that Pakistan has turn into a everlasting member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s (SCO) Youth Council.
In a video message, Dar mentioned that the outcome had been achieved as a result of efforts of Prime Minister Imran Khan and his initiatives for the youth, such because the Youth Council, Kamyab Jawan and Hunarmand Pakistan programmes.
“Pakistani youth will now be able to represent their country at SCO Youth Council meetings and its exchange programmes,” Dar mentioned, including that the representatives may also participate in talent growth programmes of the Council.
The Youth Council of SCO was arrange after a proposal was made by Russian President Vladimir Putin on the SCO summit in June 2006. The idea of the Council was represented at a gathering of the SCO heads of state in Beijing in May 2007.
In the SCO assembly held in October 2008 in St Petersburg, the Youth Council’s statutes and the fundamental ideas of operation had been agreed upon.
The founding convention of the SCO Youth Council was held in Yekaterinburg the place the founding paperwork of the SCO Youth Council, Declaration on the Establishment and Regulation of the Youth Council Shanghai Cooperation Organization had been signed, in accordance with the Youth Council web site.
China is the present president of the SCO Youth Council.