PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has planned to set up a female youth centre at Hayatabad with an investment of Rs42 million.
Women will be able to enjoy gym, yoga, theatre, rooftop café, table and board games and virtual e-games facilities in addition to a children play area.
The approval came during a meeting of the Youth Development Commission (YDC) presided by Senior Provincial Minister Atif Khan.
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Additional Secretary Babar Khan and Director Youth Affairs Asfandyar Khattak and commission members were present.
The meeting also decided to introduce “Books on Vehicles” to invigorate the trend of book reading among the youth.
Under this new scheme, the Youth Affairs Department would acquire books from National Book Foundation and distribute the same among the students of schools and colleges.
Atif included Komal Khan from Abbottabad in YDC to offer representation to the disabled persons in the commission. Denial Hayat, the recipient of Vladimir Putin Presidential Award was also awarded membership.
Published in The Express Tribune, January 16th, 2019.