Affan represents JK in Lanka
29TH APR SCOUT JAMBOREE
Jammu, Apr 6: Director, Public Relations, Bharat Scouts and Guides, J&K Chapter, Affan Yesvi represented the State of Jammu and Kashmir at the 29th Asia-Pacific Regional Scout (APRS) Jamboree held in Sri Lanka.
He is the first Scout from the state who met with the International Commissioner Korea Scouts Association (KSA) Simon Rhee.
On the occasion, Affan gave brief account of the activities of Scouts and Guides Jammu and Kashmir chapter and discussed various issues of youth in introducing them to social cause supported by Scouts and Guides on the global level.
The 29th Asia-Pacific Regional Scout Jamboree was organized at the historic city of Dambulla in Sri Lanka inaugurated by President of Sri Lanka, Mahinda Rajapaksa.
This was the first-ever international Jamboree organized to celebrate the 100 years of Scouting in Sri Lanka in which over 7,000 youth from 23 countries participated.
Congratulating Sri Lanka for organizing this major event, Chairperson of the World Scouts Committee Simon Rhee said that the Asia-Pacific Region is an important part of world Scouting that has great potential for growth and development of the region. He also called upon National Scout Organizations to make best use of these guys to promote peace.
Vice-President, Bharat Scouts and Guides J&K Chapter, Roma Wani felicitated Affan for his participation in the Jamboree and wished him all the best for future events.
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