The Seven-day Pakistan Youth Festival at the Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi has ended with all the colors. Minister of Culture and Education Sardar Ali Shah was the chief guest at the closing ceremony of the Pakistan Youth Festival, President of Arts Council Muhammad Ahmad Shah and members governing body welcomed the youth. The closing ceremony of the festival was inaugurated with a spectacular musical performance by the renowned Jambroz Band, cash prizes and awards were distributed to the winners of ten different categories of competitions and two special competitions of painting and photography were held.
Special awards were given to the special children who participated in the Special Children’s Festival. Speaking at the closing ceremony of the Pakistan Youth Festival, Minister of Culture and Education Sardar Ali Shah said that 64 percent of Pakistan’s population consists of youth. Keeping in mind that we have not made any policy for youth, our youths are performing in the youth festival organized by Muhammad Ahmad Shah, this is his encouragement, to counter the intolerance and extremism in this country. We have to prepare, we have to get out of this complex so that only doctors, engineers, and officers are successful, they can be Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Atif Aslam, and Hadiqa Kayani. Our Indus Valley culture has got traces of dance, in this context, the education department has decided to appoint seven and a half hundred music teachers. Ahmed Shah has made a Hub of culture in the Arts Council, he said, “I don’t see any institution in the whole country which is working like this for the promotion of arts and culture, I congratulate all the youth, participate in extra-curricular activities along with your curricular activities, he said, middle-class children are seen in large numbers in the festival, I call Ahmed Shah Guru Guntal who is a democratic dictator.
Speaking at the closing ceremony, President of Arts Council Muhammad Ahmad Shah said that all the children involved in the Special Children’s Special Festival performed brilliantly. Nighat Chaudhry and Wahab Shah encouraged the children in the dance finals, we started the youth festival sixteen years ago, and our entire team has worked hard, and you all in the arts council have been making the whole week vibrant, with this energy. We have a lack of employment and IT training will be started very soon for those who cannot afford it, you dare, the world cannot stop you, after God’s will. You have to trust in yourself, the world is yours, we are grateful to the schools, colleges, and University of Karachi, without the support of all of you, this festival would not have been possible, in various colleges. We will conduct competitions based on different dimensions of art. We have trained hundreds of trainers. First is your education and the future of the country will change.
In the concert on the last day of the Pakistan Youth Festival, Ali Azmat, Sahir Ali Bagga, Ahmed Jahanzeb, Natasha Baig, Wahab Bugti, Ahsan Bari, Arman Rahim, and Afaq Adnan lit up the festival with the magic of their voices and received applause from the audience