ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif has said that Pakistan will host the 10th Conference of Commonwealth Youth Affairs Ministers in Islamabad in January next year.
In a video message on Saturday to the ongoing Commonwealth Foreign Affairs Ministerial Meeting at Rwanda’s Capital Kigali, the prime minister said that Pakistan is ready to contribute to the collective endeavours of the Commonwealth of Nations for the development of the youth.
پاکستان جنوری 2023 میں دولت مشترکہ کے رکن ملکوں کے امور نوجوانان کے وزراءکی کانفرنس کی میزبانی کرے گا۔۔۔۔ وزیراعظم محمد شہباز شریف کا روانڈا میں دولت مشترکہ سربراہ اجلاس سے ورچوئل خطاب
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The prime minister said that more than 60 percent of the total population of Commonwealth Countries comprises of youth and Pakistan will play its role in decreasing digital divide and promoting literacy and skills among the Commonwealth Youth. He termed the digital transformation as the key to achieve innovative, sustainable and comprehensive growth.
Shahbaz Sharif also extended an invitation to the ministers of all commonwealth countries to visit and explore the diversity and beauty of Pakistan.
The prime minister felicitated President of Rwanda Paul Kagame for hosting the Foreign Ministerial Meeting and expressed the hope that the multilateral forum will have positive impacts on the common values and aspirations of Commonwealth.