“Youth and a prosperous future”First youth assembly held [Archives:2005/879/Local News]

September 22 2005

SANA'A- Sept. 17- Under the auspices of Mr. Abdul Rahman Al-Akwa'a, Minister of Youth and Sports, a five-day assembly under the slogan ” Youth and a prosperous future”, was staged on the occasion of the 1st annual youth assembly.

The assembly, held between Sept. 12-17, was organized by the Noble Center (NC) and Skills for Training and Development (STD). It focused on the younger generation and suggested some solutions to problems they pass through in everyday life.

Thousands of youngsters and adults from both genders attended the event to listen to different lectures and speeches. The lecturers centered their speeches on the younger generation and how they can attain success in life, as well as in the hereafter. Social personalities of distinction attended the assembly among them Dr. Mohammed Al-Awathi, a prominent Kuwaiti national and A Professor of Islamic Law, Dr. Tariq Habib, and Shiekh Ihsan Al-Rabe'e..

For his part, Mr. Abdul Rahman Al-Akwa, staged a special meeting in his office with the famous Islamic preacher Dr. Mohammed Al- Awathi. Dr. Al-Awathi expressed his pleasure for visiting Yemen and described Yemen as successful and it laid more emphasis on the next generation in all various fields of learning including Islamic Education.

It is worth mentioning that the assembly was the first of its kind on the national level, particularly as it received many applauses and praises from the younger generation and elder citizens as well.

To sum up, such an assembly could mature awareness of young people about the way they should prepare themselves to a brilliant future.