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Pakistan set to become biggest reciprocal force by 2020.

Byline: Salim Ahmed

With the help of the Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS), Pakistan is set to become the biggest reciprocal force by 2020 and five million young volunteers of the Red Crescent from across Pakistan will be part of this force.

Chairmen, Pakistan Red Crescent Society, Dr. Saeed Elahi said this while addressing a meeting of the female principals of government colleges of Lahore Division at PRCS Provincial HQ, Punjab on Tuesday.

Dr Saeed Elahi said that the Pakistan Red Crescent has always given importance to youth because according to the decree of Quaid e Azam, Muhammad Ali Jinnah 'Youth is the Masonry of future'.

Secretary, PRCS Punjab, Dr. Shaukat Ali said: 'Young people are the real capital of our country and in addition to these clubs with colleges, various activities will be organized for students.'

Apart from this, blood campuses will also be established in colleges to ensure that free supply of blood for the needy and thalassemia children. He added students in the campus will also be given special training for free first-aid training as well as disaster management.

The Head of Youth and Volunteer, PRCS, Sardar Sami Ullah Abbasi said, 'One of the core mission of Youth Volunteer department is to establish Youth Clubs in the colleges and universities, which aim to provide a platform for students to take part in the activities and become adaptive to tackle any natural disasters in future. He further added Y and V will be providing various training according to international standards in the Youth Club.

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Publication:Pakistan Observer (Islamabad, Pakistan)
Geographic Code:9PAKI
Date:Oct 17, 2018
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