Pakistan Green Task Force Keeps its Tradition
22nd Annual Hike at Margalla Hills
Rawalpindi, Mar 3: The 22nd annual hiking walk of Pakistan Green Task Force held at Margalla Hills today. Thousands of medical students, teachers, diplomats and representative groups from different sections of society enthusiastically participated in the hiking walk.
Hiking walk started at Margalla Track III and terminated at Gokina (Pir Sohawa). Theme of current year’s walk was “Fight against Corruption”.
Dr Jamal Nasir President, Pakistan Green Task Force along with Mr Murad Borehala, Ambassador of Tunis, Mr Ahmed Muhammad Gusuo, Counselate of Nigeria and Prof Muhammad Shoaib Shafi inaugurated the annual walk.
Addressing the concluding ceremony, Dr Jamal Nasir expressed Corruption has become synonymous with our existing system and is pushing our nation to a dead end. Favouritism, nepotism, misappropriation of public fund, bad debts and misuse of power are on the rise. Corruption has gained roots in our society because of wrong decisions and weak policies of the successive governments. The agencies responsible for checking corruption have completely failed in their mission. Thus accountability seems non-existent.First of all we must define the corruption. He stated that we are striving for a peaceful Pakistan because the nation has been deprived from basic rights and no society can exist without social justice and economic stability. He said current situation of Pakistan leads to revolution. Prof Dr Muhammad Afzal Farooqi stressed for peace and tranquility among the Muslims and said that healthy activities provides youngsters opportunities to participate in co curricular events and inculcate them values of sportsman spirit and confidence.
Chairman Pakistan Green Task Force Prof Dr Muhammad Shaoib Shafi said that besides hectic academic engagements medical students were being provided opportunities of healthy activities. He said medical graduates of RMC are rendering meritorious services at international forums and efforts were being made to further improve the standard of medical education by providing better facilities.
Professor Dr Aslam Ch. Dr Khalid Randhawa, Professor Rizwana Chaudhry, Professor Hanif , Professor Shagufta Sial, Dr. Farhan, also addressed on the occasion.
Prizes were distributed among the winners of hiking walk.