Pakistan Embassy to host Youth Convention in Washington this week
WASHINGTON: The Pakistan Embassy in Washington is hosting a Pakistani American Community and Youth Convention on Saturday.
The objective of the convention is to connect the Pakistani American diaspora to engage and discuss opportunities for growth as a community at various levels.
Pakistan ambassador to United States Ambassador Aizaz Ahmed Chaudhry said the community has served as bridge connecting Pakistan and the United States in multiple domains.
He said the importance of our community will increase manifold as the second generation of Pakistani-Americans is growing up and assuming positions of responsibility.
The theme of the Convention will be “Connecting the dots “. The Convention envisages six segments – one each on Youth engagement; Role of women; Voice in academia and think tanks; Civic engagement; Harmony through art and literature; and Entrepreneurs.
At the end of the event, the Convention will adopt an Outcome Document, and all the ideas and recommendations to be discussed by these lead panellists would become an integral part of the Outcome Document.