An educational-cum-recreational visit of the youth from North Waziristan was conducted by the Pakistan Army to optimise their potential and to enhance awareness about life, said a press release issued by the ISPR on Thursday.
During the five-day long trip, 79 young boys from North Waziristan visited various educational, military institutes and historical places in Rawalpindi, Islamabad and Abbottabad including the Pakistan Military Academy Kakul, Army School of Physical Training and Junior Leadership Academy Shinkiari.
The youth witnessed various training aspects of the military institutions including unarmed combat drill, paragliding, crevice Xing, repelling and paint ball shooting. During their visit, the youth were briefed about the lifestyle, military culture and customs.
The youth also paid homage at the Yadgar-e-Shuhada during their visit to regimental centres and paid rich tribute to the martyrs.
Published in The Express Tribune, October 17th, 2014.
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