• Project Launching Ceremony

    Project Launching Ceremony with the name “Da Kali Ranra” was held at the University of Chitral. The project titled “Da Kali Rana” meaning the village light is aimed to counter violent extremism in society. The project is a devoted effort to counter the drivers of violent extremism through community empowerment by providing need base entrepreneur skills to the youth. The project was formally launched through a ribbon-cutting ceremony.

    The program started with the recitation of verses from the Holy Quran. Mr. Hafiz Ullah Assistant Director QEC, the University of Chitral welcomed the guests.

    The Chief Guest of the program was the Vice Chancellor University of Chitral, Prof. Dr. Zahir Shah. He appreciated the aims and objectives of the project and urged the students to play their role in countering violent extremism in society.

    Deputy Commissioner Lower Chitral, Mr. Muhammad Ali Khan also participated in the project launching ceremony as a special guest. He said that the youth are the potential assets of society and change agents. They should use their skills for the benefit of society.

    Mr. Shadman Zain, Regional Coordinator of Hashoo Foundation Chitral gave a detailed presentation about the project.

    Aftab Ahmed, Area Manager of Akhuwat Foundation Chitral briefed the participants about the working of the Akhuwat Foundation and the role of the Akhuwat Foundation in the social cohesion of the society.

    Dr. Nizam Uddin, the focal person of the project thanked the guests for their participation and precious time.

    At the end of the program, the Vice Chancellor presented shields and souvenirs to the guests.