Students showcase exceptional talent in Lyari Peace Debate Competition 2014
14 February, 2014
KARACHI: Lyari is the mother of Karachi and it is the duty of children to rescue their mother from violence by promoting peace, this was said by the Registrar of Benazir Bhutto Shaheed University Lyari, Dr. Mehboob Ali Sheikh, in his keynote speech on the final day of Lyari Peace Debate Competition 2014.
He was the chief guest at Lyari Peace Debate Competition 2014 which was organized by the Rose Educational Society with the support of Karachi Youth Initiative (KYI) at Karachi National Museum.
The chief guest commended the talent of Lyari students who participated in the competition from 25 different government and private schools of the area and emphasized the importance of peace in their speeches.
Sheikh urged the society actors to come forward and arrange such more healthy competitions for the students in order to engage them in positive activities.
As many as 50 boys and girls of 25 Lyari schools participated in the debate competition and 12 best made it to the final round. The expert jury of prominent educationists awarded Muhammad Hassan of Pink Rose Boys Secondary School Bihar Colony the first position, Arbab Kashif of White Rose Grammar School Baghdadi the second position and Lubna Kareem of Future Star Grammar School Singo Lane the third position.
A youth group of Lyari presented a theatre performance on the subject of peace and a peace documentary was also screened during the debate competition.
The Director of Rose Educational Society, Anwar Ali Bhatti, thanked KYI and the chief guest for their support to Lyari students and vowed to continue with such positive engagements for the youth of Lyari.