KARACHI: Bilal Masood is the only one selected from Pakistan and among top 20 highly specialized youth workers from Asia who are representing their countries in 7th Asian Youth Workers Training programme going to be held in South Korea.
Cathay Pacific Airways has announced that it will sponsor a return air ticket for Bilal Masood to South Korea to participate in the 7th Asian Youth Workers Training program to be held from 1 – 8 September, 2013. Bilal is the only one selected from Pakistan and among top 20 highly specialized youth workers from Asia.
Organized by the Korea Youth Work Agency, the program will create opportunities for youth workers to study the social and political situation of young people in Asia through high level of lectures, workshops and study trips including visit to the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family, South Korea. Along with needful training, there are many cultural visits planned. As part of the program, participants will present their country’s report on youth policies and challenges in youth work.
Feroze Jamall, Cathay Pacific Airways Country Manager said, “Cathay Pacific has a history of investing in youth, particularly in such meaningful programs and it has been assisting creative thoughts of young people as it realizes that the power of one traveler can be magnificent. Cathay Pacific is delighted to support the efforts of Bilal Masood to bring positivity among young people in Pakistan with a passion to present the country’s image and help build bridges of peace and friendship beyond borders”.
Bilal Masood, who has represented Pakistan in number of countries as the Youth Ambassador and actively working for peace and in youth activities said, “It is an honor not only for me, but for my country to be among few Asian youth leaders invited for this prestigious program. In addition to flourishing my direction to meet present and future challenges facing the young people in Asia, the program will give me an unprecedented opportunity to strengthen the peaceful and friendly relations at youth to youth level between Pakistan, Korea and rest of the participating countries, which is something we certainly need today”.
He further added, “I am indebted to Cathay Pacific Airways and deeply touched with its generous support extended by making it possible for me to represent the country in South Korea, embrace the world, chase dreams and seek a bright future for Pakistan”.