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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.
  • The Blame Game – A Game with No Winners

    9/11 has surely changed the world: it has changed perspectives, changed the geographies of countries and most importantly it has changed the lives of countless families and persons. I still clearly remember the recording that was playing on the local news channel on the evening of the day after in […]

  • Finance Companies send remittances too!

    We all know that immigrants send money home, but did you know that large corporations and international enterprise do the same? They start their businesses in the developing world and then they leave with all the resources and most of the profits  – though they also increase the socio-economic standards […]

  • Iran, the youth, and NGOs

    Non Governmental Organizations in Iran and Iranian youth are closely knitted. Youth are an important part of today’s world, technology has empowered us to stand up, tackle projects and ideas and have ourselves heard. As in all countries, the youth in Iran are quick to excel in this regard. Numerous […]

  • Iranian Nuclear Program, A Right Or A Privilege?

    Just like any other energy source, nuclear energy also has its advantages and disadvantages. The splitting of atoms and the release of energy is a fascinating phenomenon and also a very dangerous one. If used properly a kilogram of Uranium can produce energy equivalent to one million tons of coal or […]