Meri Pehchan Pakistan conducted its 6th event on Saturday 4 December 2021 at Liverpool Catholic Club to mark another milestone showcasing young talents in the community through speech competition, quiz and a character parade.

The event was attended by Consul General Pakistan who was Chief Guest of the event along with prominent Pakistani community members, families and children.

The Meri Pehchan Pakistan patented segments demonstrated young people of Pakistani origin knowledge about Pakistan’s history, personalities and facts.

The topic for this year’s speech competition was “𝘐 𝘢𝘮 𝘢 𝘗𝘳𝘰𝘶𝘥 𝘗𝘢𝘬𝘪𝘴𝘵𝘢𝘯𝘪” where children aged 12 to 16 years participated  judged by reputable authors, writers and broadcasters  including Mr Tariq Mirza, Ms Nighat Nasim and Mrs Mehar Ahmad.

This year Meri Pehchan Pakistan introduced first-ever 𝗣𝗮𝗸𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗮𝗻𝗶 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝘁𝗵 𝗧𝗮𝗹𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗔𝘄𝗮𝗿𝗱𝘀 to acknowledge the efforts of Pakistani children and youth high achievers.

The awards were hosted by Co-Founder of Pakistani Youth Talent Award Ms Daniya Syed, who herself is winner of several awards in relation to her technological achievements and community work.

Awards were presented to the winners of nine different categories including Academics, Sports, Community Services, Performing Arts, Fine Arts & Religious Studies while medallions were presented to 28 finalists from these categories.

Meri Pehchan Pakistan received over 100 nominations for these awards from Pakistani community. The awards were sponsored by Pakistani businesses who were presented with shields to acknowledge their support for the event.

The founders and President of Meri Pehchan Pakistan Mr Syed Atif Faheem & Erum Atif briefed two objectives of the organisation, firstly establishing link of Pakistani youth & children with their heritage & culture, secondly through this platform generating the much-needed funds for underprivileged people in Pakistan.

All the proceeds from this event will be donated to Shahid Afridi Foundation.

Towards the end of program, audience were given prizes by answering simple yet fun-filled questions which electrified the event.

The event was concluded with a special performance about Sufism (a spiritual movement in Islam emphasizing mysticism and asceticism) presented by young members of Meri Pehchan Pakistan team aged between 14-16 years on a poetry from Allama Muhammad Iqbal’s book Bang-e-Dara.

The event received great appreciation from attendees and special guests in general while Pakistani community showed interested to participate in the next year’s event from now.