Pakistan Girl Guides Association Baluchistan celebrated 23rd March, 2016 as Girl Guide & Boy Scouts Day in Collaboration with Ministry of Sports and Pakistan Army. 150 Guides from Quetta, Jafferabad and Sibi participated. Rehearsals of the event were carried out from 18th to 22nd March, 2016.
Girl Guides took part in different activities like Tableaus, Parade, Cultural parade and sang patriotic songs. History of Guiding was shared through video presentation. Guides and scouts presented guard of honor to the Chief Guest Governor Baluchistan Mohammad Khan Achakzai. Governor along with Brigadier Waqar Ahmed visited the stall of Guides. Information of Guide Program, International events/participation and Guide resources were displayed at the stall.
Guides set up a literacy corner to run the campaign “chalo school chalo” and distributed caps and story books among children. Guides displayed their camping skills by different gadgets. A health camp with a female doctor was also set up in collaboration with Siaban.
Governor Baluchistan presented a cheque of Rs. 1 lakh and shield to the Begum Hassan Baloch, President PGGA Baluchistan for the Association. PGGA also won Rs.50,000/- for the best stall. Shield and Cheques were awarded to Ms. Afshan Saleem for hosting the closing ceremony and Guide participants of Tableau and songs. Ms. Rukaiya Hashmi MPA & Vice president PGGA presented the shield to the Chief Guest on behalf of Pakistan Girl Guide Association, Baluchistan.