STAFF REPORT IBD: Ali Shahbaz, a fifteen years old student, is an intelligent guy with extra ordinary determination and commitment will represent the interests, priorities and concerns of Pakistani youth as well as highlight a soft and positive image of Pakistan during the forthcoming UN Conference on Sustainable Developing also called Rio+20, to be hosted by Brazil in Rio on 20-22 June 2012.
Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri said during a press briefing at the occasion of World Environment Day at SDPI, “Ali Shahbaz, will represent Pakistani youth as a part of Pakistan’s official delegation in the Rio+2 as SDPI’s Youth Ambassador”.
Ali Shahbaz thanked Ministry of Foreign Affairs and SDPI for giving him opportunity to represent Pakistan as an official delegate at Rio+20. He said, with this opportunity new era of empowerment has begun. “I promise you all of giving Pakistan a positive face and doing justice in highlighting the issues of youth while making full use of such a global opportunity of interacting with international community discussing globe’s sustainable future”, he added.