The Roots Metropolitan Model United Nations 2k17 commenced with an inauguration ceremony integrating mesmerizing Chinese, Turkish, Brazilian, Tajikistan, Russian and other global ethnic presentations and performances by the talented students of Roots International Schools. The opening ceremony included performances by students depicting and highlighting diverse colors of different ethos. These representations incorporated cultural harmony and peace around the globe. The presentations were meticulously appreciated by all the honorable guests as well as the delegates. The ceremony officially commenced by the speech of RMMUN Secretary General Ali Melad. Later, the Advisor to Roots Metropolitan RMMUN 2K17 President, Hania Rehman also greeted the guests officially. Students from various campuses of Roots International Schools gave electrifying performances at the inauguration ceremony. On the occasion, the Ambassador of Pakistan to Bahrain, Mr. Javaid Malik, H.E. Major General Jayanath Lokuketagodage High Commissioner, and High Commission of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, the Minister Counselor Mr. Mihai-Stefan Dinu, Embassy of Romania, and Sadriddin Gadoev Assistant to Ambassador of Tajikistan and Shadmon Fayzalizoda Adminstrator Embassy of Tajikistan also graced the occasion with their presence. All the ambassadors appreciated the students’ efforts and highlighted the expectations they have about the impending four days and motivated students to accomplish with the same enthusiasm and vitality. bringing Islamic values and culture to the surface and instilling them in our youth. As many as 1000 delegates from across Pakistan are participating in the RIS Metropolitan RMMUN’17 Conference and they will discuss multilateral issues including countering violent extremism, ensuring freedom of expression, adapting to climate change and promoting the human rights of migrant workers, says a press statement issued here on Thursday. Roots International Schools CEO Walid Mushtaq addressed the delegates and articulated his projections from the conference. He commended the unprecedented optimism and enthusiasm that the delegates brought to the conference. Rector MIUC, Walid Mushtaq also talked about the vital role of youth in a country’s development and explained how the world needs their active engagement. He said that the youth of the country have the potential to make Pakistan more peaceful, prosperous and developed country. The CEO RIS pointed out that today’s Pakistan has changed as compared to that of previous generations and the youth of this country has all the potential to become great leaders and entrepreneurs.