Karachi: On special directives of Director General Pakistan Maritime Security Agency Rear Admiral Jameel Akhtar (Hilal e Imtiaz) a one-day cleanliness dive was launched in Baba Bhit Island.
More than 300 students of Government Urdu Boys and Girls Primary School Haji Peer Mohammad, besides the local elders took part in the drive.
On the occasion, schoolchildren competed in the fields of tableaus, paintings and other extra-curricular activities. They also sang the national songs.
Commander Kashif Azam, representative of Sindh Education Foundation Ashfaq Mirani, representative of Indus Research Centre Nasir Ahmed, Native Island Fishermen Association representative Asif Bhatti and others participated in the event.
Addressing on the occasion, Commander Kashif said the defence of the country would be ensured at all costs. He said the aspirations of the 1965 War are still present in today’s youths.
Ashfaq Mirani said it is praiseworthy that students of Karachi islands are keen to get education. Nisar
Ahmed said we could make our country on the path of progress and prosperity by spread education. Asif Bhatti said they are thankful to the Pakistani Maritimes Security Agency for resolving the civic issues of the islands.
However, the local residents were jubilant on successful holding of the cleanliness drive in their area.