Provincial Minister for Human Rights and Minorities Affairs Khalil Tahir Sandhu has said that to create culture of peace and coexistence we need to recognize respect for other religions and reconcile all the conflicts dismantling the culture of war living with justice and compassion building cultural respect, reconciliation and solidarity. Social media is the most effective communication tool preferred by young generation to foster positive change in society, engaging Pakistani Interfaith Communities for promoting sustainable peace and security in the country.
He stated this while addressing launching ceremony of EPIC “Engaging Pakistani Interfaith Communities”, a pilot project of FACES Pakistan and Kingdom of Netherlands, here today. Deputy Ambassador of Netherlands Embassy in Pakistan Renate Pors, Shehzad Munshi MPA, Principal College Dr. Rukhsana David, President FACES Pakistan Javed William, Secretary General Elaine Alam, religious scholars Allama Abdul Wahab Ropari, Mushtaq Hussain Jafri, Pir Muhammad Zubair Abid, Shakeel-ur-Rehman Nasir, Kalyan Singh from GC University, Prof. Dr. Herman Roborgh from Minhaj University, Prof. Dilshad Rehmat from Islamia University Bahawalpur, Dr. Syed Mubasher Ali from LUMS along with representatives from different religious faiths, International Human Rights activists Rafia Alam and Aron Kumar were present on this occasion.
The Minister Khalil Tahir Sandhu said that social media networks including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube have brought positive societal changed in the world empowering people to unite, fighting corruption and ills of society including extremism and terrorism.