With Baramulla district likely to host some G-20 events in the backdrop of proposed G-20 Summit, the Deputy Commissioner (DC) Baramulla, Dr Syed Sehrish Asgar today flagged off 'Run for G-20 Walkathon' from Government Boys Higher Secondary School Baramulla here.
The Walkathon was organized by Youth Services and Sports Baramulla wherein Hundreds of school children from various Educational zones, faculty and non-teaching staff participated in the event, which later culminated at the Dak Bungalow, here.
Speaking with regard to the event, Dr Sehrish said that the event is aimed at disseminating the message of India’s G20 Presidency among the people in general and school children in particular.
The DC complimented Youth Services and Sports Department for organizing the rally of students and asserted that it will help to create awareness among the students regarding G-20 Summit besides exhorted upon the concerned Departments to involve more students and civil society members in large so that the general people will have the proper knowledge regarding the summit.
She further directed the departments to organize seminars and debate competitions in all educational institutions over India attaining presidency of G-20.While interacting with students, the DC educated them that India's G20 presidency is a momentous occasion which gives us an opportunity to place priorities and narratives on the global agenda.
Meanwhile, Dr Sehrish on the occasion also informed that all the related arrangements for conducting G-20 events are being finalized and infrastructure is being developed in the district to showcase the beautification and tourist potential of Baramulla.