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Role of community in development of a society is vital: Commissioner.

KARACHI -- Commissioner Karachi Shoiab Ahmed Siddiqui has said that government is undertaking serious efforts to vitalize the role of community in the development of society so that the society could prosper and their problems could be addressed with the help of community.

The role of community in the development of a society is pretty vital. For that purpose our youth need to play a pivotal role.

He was addressing in a seminar on Community Development organized by Department of Economics and Sociology, Karachi University at the Campus, says a statement on Wednesday.

Those present included Dr.Sobia Shahzad Chairperson Sociology Department, Dr. Kaneez Fatima, Dr. Fazal Noor, Zahid Farooq representative Urban Resource Center and social activist Rana Asif.

The Commissioner added that our youth are our greatest assets. They are playing a proactive role in the different sectors and this is indeed a commendable effort by the department of Economics and Sociology to organize this seminar in order to create more and more awareness in our youth and students.

In Karachi, youth are being vitalized for different programs and in this regard various NGOs including Karachi Youth Initiative is playing a commendable role and I hope that it will strengthen the community and will bring a positive change in the society.

Professor Economics Department Dr.Safia Minhaj maintained that the system of distribution of basic needs is flawed that needs to be streamlined.

In a metropolitan city like Karachi, development of infrastructure is necessary and a dire need of today.

Every person should get equal opportunities to prosper and excel. The role of community in Karachi needs to be further strengthened, it was further stated.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:Oct 1, 2015
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