at Quaid-i-Azam, Auditorium, IIU Faisal Masjid Campus, Islamabad 2-5 September 2016
The Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform, Government of Pakistan in collaboration with Higher Education Commission of Pakistan and Iqbal International Institute for Research & Dialogue (IRD) of the International Islamic University, Islamabad organized a 4-day Debate Contest on “Pakistan Vision 2025 Debate” from 2-5 September 2016. The International Islamic University, Islamabad was the host institution and provided space for the event. The inaugural session was held in Quaid-i-Azam Auditorium. Prof. Ahsan Iqbal, Minister for Planning, Development & Reform/Deputy Chairman, Government of Pakistan was the chief guest whereas Prof. Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh, President, IIU chaired.
The event is scheduled from 2-5 September 2016 in Islamabad and the purpose behind the contestant is to initiate a debate among youth of the country on Pakistan Vision 2025 to evolve the socio-economic thought process which can steer Pakistan towards greater development and growth.
According a spokesman of the ministry, “The Pakistan Vision 2025 Debate” was set-up to provide a platform to rational minds of the country in order to engage them in a constructive debate on how we can harness our efforts as a nation to overcome the socioeconomic and political challenges faced by our country. It was aimed to initiate a debate on how internalizing a vision can help give clarity and direction to a nation.