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International Australasia Debates Competition

The founding fathers of our country conceptualized Pakistan as a democracy and freedom of speech was at the core of our ideology. IBA speaking society encourages the youth of our country for healthy bi-partisan debate on platforms where the top educational institutions comes together. OBS sponsored and contributed in making the representation of Pakistan possible at this International Debating competition in Australia. We have shown relentless commitment to contribute and play our role as a responsible corporate citizen towards nation building.

In a bid to recognize Maham and Myra the two girls who will be representing the country at the International Debates competition in Australia OBS organized a Hi tea at a local hotel with their management. Speaking at the occasion Mr. Tarek M. Khan, CEO OBS said: “I feel proud that Pakistan will be represented at an International Forum alongside the best speakers in the world and we will have an opportunity to showcase our country as a tolerant society; where our youth irrespective of gender is encouraged to express themselves. I hope and wish that they come back triumphant as winner. I will once again re-iterate OBS group’s unwavering commitment to the youth of our country which can come in form of both financial assistance for their education as well as ongoing employment prospects at our dynamic and fast growing organization.

The girls admired the contribution of IBA and OBS in making this trip possible and highlighted in high spirit their desire to return to Pakistan with the accolades. Girls like Myra and Maham are a ray of hope that the youth of the country can work towards enhancing the image of Pakistan as tolerant and free society. The event was covered widely by local print and electronic media.