Moscow: More than 15,000 delegates from Russia and 500 delegates from all around the world including delegation of Future Team Pakistan celebrated International Volunteers Day(IVF) with the President of Russia H.E Vladimir Putin in Sochi, Russia. The 2019 edition of IVF ended with the “Best Volunteer Award” ceremony and Umer dill from Pakistan received the award.
The finest delegates from all around the world were paid tribute for their volunteer services in their respective fields. 12 delegates from Pakistan participated in the International Volunteers Forum 2019 under the leadership of Hamza Khattak, President – Future Team Pakistan. Enthusiast Pakistanis including Shahab Ud din Makhdoom, Waleed Bin Khurshid, Danyal Hayat, Haris Waseem, Fsahat Ul Hassan, Behzad Adil, Ahsan Durrani, Umer dill, Anita Ilyas, Hira Ali, Ali Sarwar raised the Pakistani Flag at IVF 2019.
The Forum started on the 2nd of December. The first two days of the forum comprised of workshop sessions and conferences to interact with the best young leaders. People who initiated their very own ventures were honored as speakers. Fshat Ul Hassan in this regard presented his initiative and was invited as an expert speaker to speak on Sustainable Development Goals. The delegates took part in many fun-filled and intensive learning activities. These activities were designed to get a better picture of the current happenings across the world. The main idea of the IVF was to promote peace, harmony, and respect between people from different backgrounds and cultures and promote the spirit of volunteerism for the betterment of societies across the globe.
The last day of forum ended with a major performance to celebrate volunteerism all around the world. This amazing concert was accompanied by finest singers of Russia. Also, the President of Russia Mr. Vladimir Putin took part in the concert and acknowledged the efforts of youth for the development of mother earth. He appreciated every single delegate present and encouraged all delegates to promote volunteerism to build a better prosperous future.
The forum was a success and Pakistani delegates from different spheres of life made sure pakistan got well represented at forum. They presented their projects in front of diverse audiences and vowed to make more efforts and contributions towards social causes in Pakistan.