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WOSM Welcomes Kazakhstan’s National Scout Organization

Posted on 29 January 2008 by Dan

Kazakhstan’s National Scout Organization, “The Organization of the Scout Movement of Kazakhstan” (OSMK) is a member of the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) as of January 16, 2008.

Scouting in Kazakhstan is for all boys and girls of all faiths and ethnic backgrounds. Scouts take part in a variety of activities; helping handicapped children, cleaning up public areas and teaching children first aid and other outdoor skills; and are active in the areas of environment and nature conservation. All of these activities, based on Scouting principles, are aimed to provide growth in moral strength and character, to enhance the development of physical, mental and emotional fitness of young people in Kazakhstan.

Today, there are many Scout groups in in the different regions and cities. There are 1,300 registered members of OSMK.

Read more about the history of Scouting in Kazakhstan.

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Maldive Boy Scout Saves President of Maldives

Posted on 08 January 2008 by Dan

A 15-year-old Maldive Boy Scout saved the President of Maldives from an assassination attempt earlier today.

Speaking with the people of Hoarafushi, the President said that he was grateful to Almighty Allah for saving him. He thanked Mohamed Jaisham Ibrahim, a Boy Scout of Hoarafushi who saw the assailant’s attempt and successfully deflected the attack. He also thanked the boy’s family, wished Jaisham a speedy and full recovery, expressing sadness over the fact that the boy suffered serious injuries.

Read more from the Associated Press: Boy Scout Saves Leader of the Maldives

Hat Tip: John at OAImages.

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World Scouting Jamboree Official Song 2007

Posted on 08 July 2007 by Editor

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