Hilal for Kids to fight ‘anti-state elements polluting young minds’


LAHORE: Pakistan Armed Forces’ print publication Hilal has launched its kid’s magazine to groom the young minds through educational, social, and humorous content, while curbing the anti-state elements that has been polluting the innocent minds of youth.

The first copy of Hilal Kids was issued in August. The bilingual kid’s magazine aims to complement the efforts of parents and teachers in education and character building.

The objective is to provide basic knowledge for productive exercising of minds. Hilal Kids magazine will target its readers who, it says, will benefit from the development and informational content.

In a message for the launch, Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) DG Major General Asif Ghafoor – who is also the magazine’s patron-in-chief – emphasised the importance of the upbringing of kids in the digital age.

“Unfortunately, anti-state elements are involved in polluting the innocent minds of our youth as part of hybrid war,” he regretted, adding that Hilal Kids will “provide you with the right information and enlighten you with the glorious examples of our nationhood.”

The Pakistan Army’s spokesperson said the magazine will highlight the achievements of those children who proved their potential.