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3-day conference on “Women Model United Nations” concludes

The first ever 3- days Conference on “Women Model United Nations, Empowering Women” concluded at the Quaid-e-Azam Auditorium of International Islamic University, Faisal Masjid Campus- Islamabad.
The first lady from the embassy of Saudi Arabia in Pakistan, Aljourah Abdullah A. Alarifi was the chief guest at the concluding ceremony whereas High commissioner of Australia in Islamabad Peter Heyward, Dean faculty of Management sciences IIUI Dr. Bashir Khan, Director female campus IIUI, Dr. Zaitoon Begum, Tasneem Fatima, Chairperson, Faculty of Management Sciences (Female), IIUI, representatives from United Nations Secretariat at Islamabad, diplomatic staff, faculty members and a large number of students were present on the occasion.
The first lady from the embassy of Saudi Arabia at Islamabad appreciated the enthusiasm of students to organize such remarkable event.
While speaking to the concluding ceremony Dr. Bashir Khan said that the students discussed very important issues in the discussion panels such as education, Peace, Kashmir, Afghanistan etc. Dr. Bashir was on the view that the Muslims should have permanent seat in the United Nations Security Council. He suggested that Muslims should work on to establish their own United Nations.
Tasneem Fatima said that the basic objective of this conference was to broaden the horizons of international understanding among students to make our youth ready to identify the real issues of the people, facing in different countries and to propose potential solutions. She said that due to this event youth has become more aware and ready to identify their real problems and equipped with the abilities to propose solutions.
She further added that we don’t need to accept the planned agenda by others but we are ready to raise our voice for well being of humanity.
The theme of WMUN 2012 was empowering women, no matter if she belongs to rural, tribal or from any interior province. President of WMUN Amna Baig said that this conference was one-of-a-kind by being first simulation of the United Nations with all women participation.
Vice President WMUN Kashmala Kiran also addressed on the occasion.
At the end Chief guest of the concluding ceremony, wife of Ambassador of Saudi Arabia in Pakistan, Aljourah Abdullah A. Alarifi, High commissioner of Australia in Islamabad Peter Heyward and Dr. Bashir Khan distributed certificates among the students.



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