Faisal, a final year student secured place in Youth Parliament Pakistan.

Mr. Faisal Saleh Yaqub, a final year student from Faculty of Electronic Engineering recently being elected as Secretary of Standing Committee on Education and Youth Affairs at Youth Parliament Pakistan. The committee was tasked to formulate a report that could bring a change in the education system of Pakistan. The committee selected the topic of "MADRASSA EDUCATION 2014: CHALLENGES AND REFORMS". Faisal with other committee members worked tirelessly to formulate a comprehensive report that would prove to be a stepping stone to bring about revolutionary changes in the Madrassa Education in Pakistan and help integrate Madrassa students with the mainstream education system of Pakistan.

 

Recently in the third session of Youth Parliament Pakistan, committee’s report was presented in front of the national media of Pakistan, published and sent to State Minister for Education, Trainings and Standards in Higher Education. The committee had the honor to visit the National Assembly of Pakistan along with other youth Parliamentarians. Speaker of National Assembly especially announced their presence and all the MNA's welcomed the youth Parliamentarians at the Assembly. The Committee also had an honor to meet Khawaja Zaheer Ahmed, Special Assistant to Prime Minister and Member Board of Governors of GIK Institute. He especially congratulated Faisal and appreciated all the good work. While addressing the committee members, he said, “I am proud of GIKI graduates as they have proved to be an asset for Pakistan”.


I have become much more  aware of the socioeconomic problems and the politics of Pakistan; joining Youth Parliament Pakistan has proved to be life changing experience for me, Faisal said.



Date: 25th November, 2014