HEC organized an All-Pakistan selection session for students from all over the country in order to deliver a speech in the seminar on “Role of Youth in Rejecting Extremism”. The seminar was held at GHQ Army Auditorium on 18th May, 2017. Fahd Farooq Ashraf, 4th year medical cadet of Army Medical College, National University of Medical Sciences, was selected among the top three, the other two being from Islamia College, Peshawar and International Islamic University, Islamabad.
Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) performed the final selection and Fahd Farooq Ashraf got the chance to deliver his speech to COAS. The participants were awarded certificates and souvenirs from DG ISPR as well as HEC. Different renowned speakers, Dr Javed Jabbar, Dr Shoaib Saddal, Prof Ahmed Rafique and Prof Dr Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman HEC also addressed the august gathering The event ended with the keynote address by COAS and a message of hope for the youth.