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WELCOME TO PAKISTAN YOUTH HOSTELS ASSOCIATION      
In Pakistan , a Youth Hostels Committee was appointed by the Punjab Government to re-organize the Association. The Pakistan Youth Hostels Association was formed in December 1951. Mr. E.K. John Catchpole of the International Youth Hostel Federation was specially invited in the inaugural function. Later, Pakistan Youth Hostels Association was affiliated with the International Youth Hostel Federation, and the first Youth Hostel in Pakistan was constructed in 1951-52 in Bhurban, under the patronage of Mr. U. Karamat, the then Vice Chancellor of Punjab University...
   
 
 
   
Youth Hostel Movement    
The youth hostel movement was launched by a German school teacher Mr. Richard Schermann. Once during the visit to the countryside with a group of students, to teach them language by observation, they were caught in a storm and had to suffer due to non-availability of shelter...    
   
PYHA Trust    
In order to safeguard the money and property of the Association, Article 28 of the Constitution provides for the formation of a Trust, which consists of the founding members and three senior members of the Executive Committee. In order to safeguard the money and property of the Association, Article 28 of the Constitution provides for the formation of a Trust, which consists of the founding members and three senior members of the Executive Committee...