Karachi, December 25: A consultative session was organized by the Gojal Ismaili Students Association Karachi (GISAK) to get inputs for development of strategies for the years ahead.
The consultative session was conducted by PhD scholar, Ms. Parveen Roy – AKU (IED) and Mr. Muhammad Ali, M.Ed (AKU-IED).
During the session the participants were divided into six groups for detailed discussions on different futuristic themes and ideas. A total of 47 male and female Karachi based students from Gojal participated in the session. Mr. Rahim Khan M.Ed (AKU-IED), Ms. Reshma Ali (Vice principal of AKHSS – Karachi and Ms. Marina Begum (AKU-IED) facilitated the group discussions and activities.
It is pertinent to note that all the facilitators belong to Gojal Valley and had offered their services voluntarily.
The program had started with recitation of verses from the Holy Quran, performed by Qari Mehrban Ali. A representative of the Ismaili Regional Council for Sindh and Baluchistan, Mr. Shaheen Premani, was chief guest during the session. In his speech Mr. Premani praised GISAK’s leadership and members for taking important steps towards realization of organizational potentials and goals.
Chairman of GISAK, Mr. Karim Ali Bahadur, had earlier briefed the session about activities and plans of his organization, as well as objectives of the consultative session. He also briefed the participants about upcoming skills development training being conducted with the help of AKES and AKEPB.
The formation of a strategic committee was agreed during the session, responsible for providing guidelines and resources for further development of GISAK.
Is it interesting to note that the youngest participant of the session was Master Alyan Muhammad Ali. He stayed in the session all the day.
Towards the end Miss Farzana, vice – chair of GISAK, thanked the participants for attending the session.