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Danyal Hayat honoured with Russian Presidential Award

Nuaman Ishfaq Mughal,

ISLAMABAD: Renowned social activist and national coordinator of Future Team Pakistan, Danyal Hayat received Presidential Award from his excellency Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin – President of Russian Federation as a result of his outstanding contribution to the historic 19th World Festival of Youth and Students 2017 in Sochi, Russia; and for his efforts in strengthening the bilateral relations between Russian Federation and Islamic Republic of Pakistan.
The award consisted of Golden Token with emblem of ‘Dove of Peace’ designed by Pablo Picasso during the 2nd World War in Berlin in 1951 and letter of appreciation signed by Russian president Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin.
The award ceremony was held at Russian Federation Embassy in Islamabad where the award was handed over to Danyal Hayat by his excellency, Ambassador of Russian Federation to Pakistan, Alexey Yureivich Dedov; Counselor, Sergei Baranov. At the ceremony Danyal shared that following the World Festival of Youth and Students 2017, he has been entrusted with the honorary position to spearhead Future Team Pakistan, a platform through which he has engaged hundreds of young leaders, civil society members, parliamentarians, journalists, athletes, bureaucrats and artists in various youth leadership, economic, cultural and governmental forums including high level political forums in Russia.
International Youth Ministers Meeting, Russia Land of Opportunities, observation of Russian Presidential Elections, Saint Petersberg International Economic Forum, Yalta International Economic Forum, International Forum for the Development of Parliamentarism and International Volunteer Forum, to name a few. Danyal pledged to continue working towards increasing the soft power of Pakistan internationally by presenting its best face to the rest of the world.
A five member delegation of Future Team Pakistan, including Hamzah Hamid Khattak, Waleed Khurshid, Yamin Gandapur, Rayyan Zahid and Nuaman Ishfaq Mughal also accompanied Danyal Hayat for the award ceremony.

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