Opportunity Club, Bahria University hold Young Leaders Summit 2.0

Caretaker Minister Punjab Ibrahim Murad, Honorary Consul of Sri Lanka Yasin Joya, Commodore (r) Jawad Ahmed Qureshi SI(M), Ahsan Kamray, Saima Ali, Amna Mufti were among the attendance

03:39 PM | 14 Aug, 2023
Opportunity Club, Bahria University hold Young Leaders Summit 2.0

LAHORE – The Opportunity Club and Bahria University (an initiative of the Pakistan Navy) hosted the Young Leaders Summit 2.0 at Bahria University Lahore Campus.

The summit covered various crucial topics such as UN SDGs, Climate Change, Nature Preservation, and leadership roles for youth and women. This event was held on the occasion of International Youth Day 2023.

The Summit, supported by RevSoft, was chaired by Commodore (r) Jawad Ahmed Qureshi SI(M), Director of Bahria University Lahore Campus, and co-chaired by Ahsan Kamra, Founder of Opportunity Club. Caretaker Minister for Livestock and Dairy Development, Mines and Minerals, and Transportation Ibrahim Hasan Murad was the chief guest. Yasin Joiya, Honorary Consul General of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka in Lahore, was the guest of honour.

In the opening session, the Head of the Climate and Energy Program, WWF Pakistan Nazifa Butt gave an insightful talk on sustainable development goals (SDGs), climate change, nature preservation & role of youth.

In the second session on youth leadership, transgender rights activist and victim support officer, Punjab Police Zanaya Chaudhry, Curator Global Shapers Lahore Hub, Youth Community of the World Economic Forum, Founder of Global Youth Clan Tahir Khattak, Diana Award Winner 2023, International Chess Player, Founder Quwat e Uraan Noor Fatima Rashid, Vice Chairperson, Legal Aid Committee, Lahore Bar Association  Advocate Fizza Kamray talked about their success stories and motivated the participants.
Founder and CEO RevSoft Saima Ali, a lady on a mission to redefine industry norms, promoting youth and girls, gave a talk on Uplift of youth especially girls and women in Pakistan through Information technology, while Screenwriter, and Novelist, Lux Style Award Winner for Best TV Writer Amna Mufti shed light on Film, Drama and Social Media Content vs Youth.

Addressing the summit, CEO Opportunity Club Ahsan Kamray said that summit’s theme is "by youth, with youth, for youth" and now we have gathered young leaders from all the provinces who are contributing good to the country and the world. I believe together we rise, so this summit aims to engage, appreciate and work together for Pakistan.

Chief Guest of the Summit, Caretaker Minister for Live Stock and Dairy Development, Mines and Minerals and Transportation Ibrahim Hasan Murad appreciated the idea of the summit. He said, this is an excellent initiative; until we have youth, Pakistan cannot default. I have been working with youth for a long time. Youth have the spirit of sacrifice and service to the nation. I am always with the youth, doing good for society.

Director Bahria University Lahore Campus Commodore (r) Jawad Ahmed Qureshi SI (M) gave the closing remarks, thanked all the guests, and said that I am glad to host amazing young leaders. I appreciate the efforts of the Opportunity Club. Bahria University will continue to collaborate on such programs in the future, which can benefit the nation and especially the youth. Human Rights Chair and Chairperson, Department of Public Relations and Advertising, University of Punjab, Prof. Dr Abida Ashraf, joined as the special guest.

During the summit, 50 young leaders were given awards in two categories: the 'Young Leader Award' and the Emerging Leader Award. In the end, the 77th Independence Day of the country was also specially celebrated; the cake-cutting ceremony was held in this regard.

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal - 29 Feb 2024

Pakistani rupee remains stable against US dollar in the open market on February 29, 2024 (Thursday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.1 for buying and 282.35 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 303 for buying and 306 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 352 for buying, and 355.5 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.3.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan - 29 Feb 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.1 282.35
Euro EUR 303 306
UK Pound Sterling GBP 352 355.5
U.A.E Dirham AED 76 76.7
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.3 75.1
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 743.11 751.11
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.69 41.09
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 907.32 916.32
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 173.05 175.05
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.36 26.66
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.04 27.34
Swiss Franc CHF 317.76 320.26
Thai Bhat THB 7.76 7.91


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