Indian, Pak students launch portal
This website will help youth from both sides of the border to address common issues and concerns.india Updated: Aug 12, 2006 14:34 IST
Students from Pakistan and India launched a youth portal on Friday. This portal will allow them to communicate with the world about their problems.Students from both sides of the border have gathered to participatein a peace summit in New Delhi.
The website - www.Youthportal.in - will have a peace building process between India and Pakistan as its first project. It was launched during the two-day Youth Peace Summit organised by the Indian International Model United Nations (TIIMUN) in New Delhi.
The portal will help Indian and Pakistani youths to communicate effectively with the world about their problems and make themselves heard, the website's founder Smayak Chakrabarty said.
The summit was inaugurated by Bollywood filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt. TIIMUN follows authentic UN procedures and international delegates assume the role of diplomats to discuss and deliberate on global issues.TIIMUN-2006 is expected to come up with realistic solutions that will be forwarded to the actual UN. This is the second meeting of the TIIMUN.
A total of 35 Pakistani students and about 50 members from India are attending the summit, said TIIMUN director Sneha Taurani.
First Published: Aug 12, 2006 13:36 IST