Scouting can play a vital role in promoting physical, mental development: President

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APP32-26 ISLAMABAD: November 26 - President Mamnoon Hussain addressing a delegation of Pakistan Boy Scouts Association and Rose Scouts (Girls Group) Lyari, Karachi which called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr. APP

ISLAMABAD, Nov 26 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain Thursday said Scouting can play a vital role in character development of youth and promoting their physical, mental and spiritual development to make them useful and good citizens.
He was talking to a delegation of Rose Scouts (Girls Group) from Lyari, Karachi headed by Ms. Rahila Hameed Khan Durrani, Chief Commissioner, Pakistan Boy Scouts Association (PBSA) that called on him at the Aiwan-e-Sadr.The President hoped that Rose Group will provide opportunities for the development of girls and young women, so as to make them
confident, patriotic and law abiding citizens capable of performing their duties in the home, as well as community and the country. The President expressed confidence that Rose Group will empower girls and young women who can work as agents of change to build a better Pakistan and world.
The President hoped that the girl scouts will create awareness
about girl education and peace in Lyari and spread this message all
over Pakistan to promote health and well being of all women and
families.
He urged the Scouts to be more active and vibrant and work for
unity, peace and solidarity and share their experiences and vision
with each other.
The President called upon educational institutions of the country
to continue extending their full support to the promotion of this
movement.
President Mamnoon commended the Scouts fraternity, especially
the scouts of Pakistan, for their continued services to the humanity
and also for serving as a source of inspiration to the young people.
The President assured Pakistan Boy Scouts Association and all
scouts of the country of full support and patronage in furtherance
of their noble mission.
The President wished the scouting movement greater success and
hoped that it would become an important vehicle for promoting peace,
progress and harmony in the country.