Two young and talented Pakistanis have made the nation proud by getting selected into Young Leaders’ Class of 2015 by the Asia Society in New York.

The 32 aspirants include Mohsin Mustafa from the Strategy and Programme Development department of Aman Foundation, and Muhammad Sabir who is a community worker and founder of Slumabad.

Currently in its 10th year, the Asia 21 Young Leaders Initiative is designed to identify, nurture, and develop aspiring leaders across the Asia-Pacific community.

Among others, they are all in their own ways focused on shaping a brighter future for the Asia-Pacific region, and confronting the most vexing challenges facing the region today. These 32 young leaders represent 22 countries and are divided almost evenly between men and women.

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After a very rigorous and highly competitive process, these nominations have been made based on outstanding achievements, commitment to public service and a proven ability to make the world a better place.

The CEO and president of the Asia Society, Josette Aheeran said, “The new class of Asia 21 Young Leaders is a remarkable group. We are excited to introduce these leaders of the Asia-Pacific region to the Asia 21 Network, where they will find mentors, potential collaborators, and, we hope, new friends.”

We extend our heartiest congratulations to Mohsin and Sabir on this phenomenal achievement and wish them luck for their future endeavors.