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PAKSCOUTS
MONTHLY NEWSLETTER
continued since January, 2010

Issue 25
Seasons Greeting

January 2012

Pakistan Boy Scouts Association www.pakscouts.org

HIGHLIGHTS

National Commissioner’s Forum / Meeting held on 21 December 2011 at NHQ, PBSA, Islamabad.

REPORTS / INFO
National Commissioner’s Forum / Meeting held on 21 December 2011 at NHQ, PBSA, Islamabad. National Commissioner Forum was held on 21st December, 2011 at National Headquarters, PBSA. The Forum was presided over by the Chief Commissioner Mr. Justice Agha Rafiq Ahmed Khan. Future project proposals and job description for the following

Commissioners appointed by the Worthy Chief Commissioner, PBSA in November, 2011 were discussed:1) Cdr. (Retd) Aftab A. Qureshi National Commissioner Trg. & Prog., PBSA 2) Syed Mahmood Hashmi, National Commissioner, Publications & P.R, PBSA 3) Mr. Irfan Qureshi, National Commissioner for Community Development & Projects 4) Mr. Muhammad Majid Bashir, National Commissioner, Legal Affairs, PBSA 5) Syed Iqbal Shah, National Commissioner, Coordination & Growth of Scouting, PBSA 6) Mr. Mohammad Yousuf Memon, National Commissioner, NHQ, PBSA Finance Committee Meeting held on 21 December 2011 at NHQ, PBSA, Islamabad. The meeting of the Finance Committee of PBSA was held on 21 December 2011 at NHQ, PBSA, Islamabad. Mr. Ghulam Ali Shah Pasha, Chairman of the Committee / Sr. Dy. Chief Commissioner, PBSA presided over the meeting. Meeting was attended by Mr. Nizam ud Din Mengal (Balochistan), Cdr (Retd) Aftab A. Qureshi Commissioner Trg. & Prog. / Director (NHQ), Syed Maqbool Raza, HT, PBSA and Mr. Abuzar Mansoor Acting Secretary, PBSA, Syed Iqbal Shah and Mr. Mohammad Yousuf Memon attended as observers. Audited Statement of Accounts 2010 – 11, and

Finance Committee Meeting of PBSA held on 21 December 2011 at NHQ, PBSA.

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expenditures of 2011 (July – December, 2011) were approved by the Committee. The Committee also discussed to explore the income generating projects. Financial state of PBSA was discussed and the Committee suggested ways and means to enhance its finances. It was strongly recommended that Scout Foundation should be activated. Mr. Abuzar Mansoor, Acting Secretary, PBSA thanked all the members of the Committee for participation and suggesting proposals for uplifting the financial state of PBSA. Preparation of 2nd Integration Camp India & Pakistan National Headquarters, PBSA has started prepration for holding 2nd Integration Camp – India & Pakistan in Islamabad from 20-24 March, 2012. Commissioner / Director Training & Program Cdr (Retd) Aftab A. Qureshi, National Commissioner Coordination Syed Iqbal Shah and Dy. Director Training Zahid Mahboob met with Syed Mahmood Hashmi, Chief Executive, Orient Advertising Pvt. Ltd./ Commissioner PR & Publication PBSA and discussed the arrangements on arrival   
Scout Activity in AJK Scout Activities in Punjab Scout Activities in Islamabad

Preparation for 2nd Integration Camp

and departure of Indian Contingent. The Committee also met with Dr. Shaheen Khan International Commissioner, PBSA / Chairperson FBISE to finalize the program of the Camp. Another meeting was also held at National Headquarters, PBSA on 31st December, 2011 to finalize the nominations for Admin and Program Committees. Mr. Mohammad Yousuf Memon Commissioner NHQ and Mr. Abuzar Mansoor Acting Secretary, PBSA also attended the meeting.

Up Coming Events (National)

Scout Activities in AJK AJK Boy Scouts Association has continued Training & Program activities at District and Provincial Level. Following Activities have been reported:-

National Training & Programme Sub Committee Meeting 9 – 10 January 2012 at NHQ, PBSA.

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Event / Activity Group Scout Leader Seminar at Hatiyan Bala Group Scout Leader Seminar at Bhimber District Group Scout Leader Seminar at Kotli

Dates 1-4 Dec 8-11Dec 18-21 Dec

Participants Strength 60 84 55

Selection of Best Shaheen, Boy and Rover Scout for the Year2011 from 11 – 13 January 2012 at NHQ, PBSA.

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3 4). 5). 6). Group Scout Leader Seminar at Kotli Presidential Gold Medal Camp Scout Leader Seminar Koli 21-23 Dec 20-22 Dec 21-27 Dec
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National Executive Committee Meeting – January 2012 at NHQ, PBSA.
Up Coming Events

(International)

Provincial Team headed by Raja Abdul Waheed Fitrat, Abdul Samad Chishti and Nazir Hasrat organized the seminars / camp. 
APR Risk Management Workshop from 26 - 30 January 2012 – Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Scout Activities in Punjab Scout Camps at District level were organized in almost all the Districts of Punjab for the Boy Scouts complete to their activities of Qauid-e-Azam Badge. Provincial Headquarters, Punjab BSA will

Integration Camp – India & Pakistan under Messenger of Peace at Islamabad - Pakistan from 20- 24 March 2012 2nd SAARC Scouts Friendship Camp – Islamabad, Pakistan. 17-21 October,2012 24th Asia Pacific Regional Scout Conference from 24 – 29 November 2012 – Bangladesh

issue certificate of Qauid-e-Azam Badge signed by His Excellency Governor / Chief Scout Punjab to the Scouts. Scout Activities in Islamabad Islamabad Boy Scouts Association organized a camp in December 2011 for Selection of President Gold Medallist at Provincial Level. The camp was also visited by Dr. Shaheen Khan Provincial Commissioner IBSA / International Commissioner Pakistan Boy Scouts Association. ******************* PICTURE GALLERY

APR Course for Leader Trainer from 15 – 21 November 2012 – Bangladesh

Scouts in Action

7th APR Scout Youth Forum from 17 – 21 November 2012 – Bangladesh.

Painting Competition and Exhibition during 24th Asia Pacific Regional Scout Conference – Bangladesh