Scouting create sense of discipline, love and brotherhood in children that makes them useful members of society – Commissioner
Scouts urged to participate in tree plantation drive
Hyderabad: Divisional Commissioner Hyderabad Muhammad Abbas Baloch has urged upon the teachers, students and specially the scouts to take part in tree plantation campaign to address the climate change particularly the increasing warming.
He expressed these views while addressing a function to commemorate International Scouts Day at Government Naval Rai Hiranand High School Hyderabad, here on Monday February 22. This event was organized by Director, Primary & Secondary Education Hyderabad Syed Rasool Bux Shah who is Commissioner Scouts as well. District Education Officer Ghulam Mohi-ud-Din and representatives of scouts and teachers’ organizations were also present on the occasion.
Commissioner Hyderabad further said that this year the Government of Pakistan and the Government of Sindh have jointly initiated planting trees as much as possible, and as part of this initiative one million saplings will be planted in Hyderabad in collaboration with all stakeholders.
Divisional Commissioner said that he himself studied in a government school and had been a Scout and being a civil servant too, he always has valued the scouts because just like other forces, Scouts can play a vital role in the time of natural disasters and other difficult situations. “Scouting creates sense of discipline, love and brotherhood in children that makes them useful members of society” he added and assured the Education Department of all out support to promote Scouts activities and also promised them to resolve any issues related to Scouts and their annual activities. (PR)