City: No society can afford to ignore women: FM Khar

Islamabad: Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar has said that womenfolk have a vital role to play in the betterment of any society and no society can afford to ignore women that account for half of its population.

Addressing the Graduation Ceremony of the 33rd batch of students of PAF Finishing School in Islamabad on Tuesday‚ she said it is necessary to benefit from a specialized institution to cope with the complexities of life.

Director of the School Nasreen Aurangzeb presented a report highlighting the main aspects of the training‚ which are aimed at transforming young girls into useful members of society.

The Chief Guest awarded the certificates to the graduating students. While addressing at the graduation ceremony the Chief Guest said, ‘The womenfolk have a vital role to play in the betterment of any society.

It is equally essential, more so for our daughters to develop in themselves a dignified poise reflecting the aspirations of a Pakistan girl, she added. The complexities of life are numerous, and to cope with them it is necessary to benefit from a specialized institution like the Finishing School, she said.

Earlier, the director of the school Mrs. Nasreen Aurangzeb presented a report highlighting the main aspects of the training, which are aimed at transforming young girls into useful members of society. The PAF Finishing School was established in July 1996 for girls. It offers various courses in communication skills, languages, management, art of self presentation, domestic science, general culture, cuisine, protocol, art, child care, introduction to psychology and spiritual enrichment.

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