Peshawar: the University of Peshawar hosted a painting competition for Pakistani and Afghan youth. the event was organized in collaboration with the United Nations for Refugees and commissionerate for Afghan Refugees.
The contest was organized under the theme Home away from home- 40 years of Afghan Refugees in Pakistan. While addressing the contestants the Head of UNHCR Peshawar Dinesh Shrestha said “We consider the younger generation as the flag bearers of tomorrow and we hope to continue providing them with opportunities to highlight their skills in art and other faculties,”
The event was organized to react harmony among the Afghan Refugees and Pakistani students. However, it also aims at engaging the refugees in positive activities. Finally, the event concluded with the distribution of cash prizes and certificates.