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24 February | 2024

Lahore, Pakistan

Governor confers award on Rizwan Anwar for his contributions, advancing youth development

Rizwan Anwar plays a pivotal role in engaging youth in various developmental initiatives, having represented Pakistan in over 60 countries through his youth-led initiatives

In a momentous celebration of Pakistan’s 76th Independence Day, Punjab Governor Muhammad Baleeg ur Rehman bestowed the prestigious commendation award upon Rizwan Anwar, the distinguished global youth activist and entrepreneur.

The commendation ceremony held at the Governor’s House in Lahore. Kinnaird College for Women Principal Dr Rukhsana David and Co-Chair of Youth Revolution Clan Maha Jamil also received the awards in the ceremony.

Governor confers award on Rizwan Anwar for his contributions, advancing youth development
Kinnaird College for Women Principal Dr Rukhsana David receiving commendation award from Punjab Governor Muhammad Baleeg ur Rehman at Governor’s House in Lahore

Dr Rukhsana David has been honored for her exceptional dedication to promoting education and facilitating access to quality education for women across Pakistan. Her visionary leadership has also been instrumental in championing peace, social justice, and sustainable development to combat climate change through a multitude of impactful initiatives.

Rizwan Anwar vows to continue his efforts with commitment to empower youth

Rizwan Anwar, a UN Global Ambassador, accomplished entrepreneur, and academician, has been chosen for this exceptional honor in recognition of his remarkable contributions and unwavering commitment to advancing youth development and engagement across Pakistan. An advocate for the United Nations’ sustainable development goals, Rizwan Anwar has played a pivotal role in engaging youth in various developmental initiatives, having represented Pakistan in over 60 countries through his youth-led initiatives, which have been duly acknowledged by the United Nations.

Maha Jamil, Co-Chair of Youth Revolution Clan, and director at Kinnaird Centre for Learning and Cultural Development, has been instrumental in empowering women through education they skill-building activities aimed at fostering economic growth. Expressing his gratitude to the government for this esteemed recognition, Rizwan Anwar vowed to continue his tireless efforts with renewed commitment and passion.

He expressed his determination to utilize this award as a source of inspiration to further propel his work towards equity and focused endeavors in the realm of youth development. Rizwan Anwar’s multifaceted role also encompasses dedicated efforts towards uplifting underprivileged segments of society through his entrepreneurial ventures.

With unwavering dedication and integrity, he pledged to persistently contribute towards realizing his vision, and overarching aspiration to see Pakistan ascend as a developed and prosperous nation on the global stage.

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