Islamabad, Marking World Children's Day, a delegation of children from across Pakistan, nominated by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), met with President Dr. Arif Alvi at Aiwan-e-Sadr. The meeting focused on the issues, rights, and aspirations of children in Pakistan.
According to Pakistan Information Department, the delegation, led by UNICEF's first-ever Youth Advocate in Pakistan, sixteen-year-old Ms. Taqwa Ahmad, engaged in a meaningful dialogue with the President. The children highlighted various challenges they face, including climate change, girls’ education, and issues faced by children with disabilities. President Alvi emphasized Pakistan's commitment to the rights and well-being of children, noting ongoing efforts to provide inclusive education and skill development. The children also attended a hearing held by the President on a banking sector case, gaining insights into governance and policy-making processes.