Mr. Hanan Ali Abbasi (President)
Hanan Ali Abbasi has become the first ever Pakistani ‘Commonwealth Youth Award holder’ in the field of “Democracy and Human Rights”. This award is intended for only 16 self-initiatives taken by the young individuals around the 54 Commonwealth countries. Mr.Abbasi has rendered outstanding services at national level in the arena of social work, literature, broadcasting, youth guidance & development at very early age. He did Masters in Literature and has authored two Urdu books “Zameeni Sitaray” and “Cheen Say Bartania taq”. The Government of Pakistan conferred upon him the National Youth Award-2010 in recognition of his extraordinary services. He has been given welcome opportunities to officially visit China, Hong kong, United Kingdom, Iran and recently he has participated in commonwealth youth forum which was held on the sidelines with commonwealth heads of states meeting in Colombo, Sri Lanka. He has also been invited as a role model by different esteemed universities of the country like International Islamic University, National Defence University, COMSATS University, Islamia College University, MAJU, GIKI, and Army Public College of Management Sciences, where he delivered lectures on Leadership, Role of Media, and Youth participation in decision making process. Hanan participated in more than 150 national/international Television talk shows and has hosted more than 500 live radio programmes. His book, Zameeni Sitaray was officially provided to the two districts of the country at governmental level. His literary pursuit has received an overwhelming appreciation from prominent Pakistani scholars, writers and authors of the country. He is serving as a federal president of National Youth Assembly which has established its wings in more than 120 Districts of the Country and Hanan Abbasi invests his energies into motivating, resourcing, and equipping young leaders.
Mr. Aamir Atlas Khan (Vice President)
Mr. Aamir Atlas Khan is a Pakistani professional squash player. He is the nephew of former world champion, Jansher Khan. He is currently ranked 15th, his highest ranking, and is the No. 1 Pakistan squash player. Aamir won a silver medal in individual event at the 2010 Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.
Ibrahim Shahid belongs to Islamabad who made headlines in national/international media by smashing a world record by getting 23 A grades in GCE O Levels. Ibrahim is a patriotic Pakistani with a crystal clear vision of life, and packed with spirit of serving humanity. He is determined to serving from the platform of the National Youth Assembly.
Ms. Malala Yousafzai (Child Ambassador of NYA)
Malala Yousafzai (born 1998) is an internationally acclaimed Children’s rights activist hailing from Mingora, Swat. Malala Yousafzai is the first Pakistani child who has been nominated for the prestigious International Children Peace Award on Universal children’s day. The nominations were announced by the South African Nobel laureate, Desmund Tutu in 2011. She wrote a diary for the BBC under the pseudonym of “Gul Makai” where she wrote about the hampers she were facing during her educational pursuit innocently. She is now a part of National Youth Assembly as a Child Ambassador and she is optimistic to do more by using this platform.
Mr. Imran Manzoor (Director PR)
Mr. Imran Manzoor is the founder & pioneering member of NYA. He is currently working as Director Operations & Director Marketing in one of the leading Media group of Pakistan. After completion his Education from Forbes College London, Imran Manzoor returned to Pakistan to serve the nation in the best possible way. He has also actively participated in launching different project in Pakistan like Micro Finance, Education, Capacity Building, Employment Desk, livelihood, and emergency relief in different districts for betterment of a common man especially the youth. As recognition of his effort he has also been rewarded by many awards and certificates by numerous organizations relating his extensive social work.
Mr. Muhammad Amar Khan (Youth Deputy Speaker of the NYA)
Muhammad Amar Khan is the Youth Deputy Speaker of National Youth Assembly. He has received his (Hons) Biotechnology from the University of Peshawar KPK. He has achieved all the targets of his studies and still continued with same spirit and determination to achieve his goals despite having to survive with physical disability. He is a Motivational Speaker as well and currently pursuing Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Peshawar. His aim is to serve for the of Youth in general and for disable students in particular who are facing a lot of problems in today’s life during the course of their studies at different level of education, and to solve Youth issues by finding out the views and ideas of youngsters. He believes that thousands of candles can be lighted from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases by being shared.