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Muhammad Bilal Khalid Twitter: BilalKhalidi

Muhammad Bilal Khalid is from Lahore, Pakistan. He is currently working as a volunteer and youth activist at various organisations including YES Alumni Pakistan and DFID empowering the nation and the youth of Pakistan through different projects and opportunities. He has been a part of a political party's student federation and has taken part in making policies that directly or indirectly would effect the future of youth in Pakistan. Muhammad Bilal has been actively participating in climate workshops and has volunteered briefly with WWF to preserve the endangered wild life. He also has been a Student Ambassador to England and the United States on two exchange programs representing the culture and norms of the Pakistani Society and exchanging ideas to bring about a better change in Pakistan. Bilal also takes part in Model United Nations to keep up with international events and he keeps on working to empower the youth and help them reach their maximum potential in Pakistan.
  • Prevention Reduces Death Threat.

    Prevention is better than cure is an old saying but one that still holds true and on a much larger scale than one might at first think.  The economic burden that the health sector puts on the already mismanaged economies of third world countries could be substantially reduced by practising preventive medicine and educating […]

  • The Internet – A Tool of Power and Control

    The world has discovered much over the course of time and people have evolved much more sophisticated social organs. However, the tendency for people never to fully trust each other has also increased over the course of history. Look at history and we are sure to notice a pattern of conspiracies and biased […]

  • Mother Earth and her Careless Children

    Ever wondered what really sustains our existence? With all the hustle and bustle in our lives we tend to start taking some things for granted. Earth, the mother planet, the green planet or ‘dharti maa’ in Hindi has been sustaining life for billions of years now, and something that has […]

  • Pakistan: All Hail to Power of Women!

    Pakistan is a country of many contrasting clichés. Just imagine that an event to celebrate the empowerment of women would be staged all around the country on the 8th of March – a country where the birth of a daughter is not considered a great fortune. Just imagine that at […]

  • Who says what on whose land?

    At a time when much attention is being paid to the growing tensions in Pakistan fuelled by the country’s unstable political situation, it’s only fair to notice other important issues in the country. One such issue is the agriculture sector. Of course, issues such as land ownership, farming conditions and […]