Speakers at an interactive session held at Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) said proper socialization among younger generations was imperative to institutionalize cultural values of peace and tolerance. “It is high time that we initiate collective efforts to inculcate tolerance and patience among the youngsters for their personality development and making them useful citizens”, they observed.
The session titled ‘peace and tolerance youth centrality’ was arranged by Student affair office of the university in collaboration with National Counter Terrorism Authority I(NACTA). Ihsan Ghani, Inspector General of Police/National coordinator NACTA was the chief guest on the occasion while Prof. Dr Naheed Zia Khan Dean Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences presided over the session.
A large number of students and faculty members belonging to different walks of life attended the session. The main objective of the session was to create awareness among youth, to fight against extremism and learn tolerance.
Addressing the session Ihsan Ghani, said that Peace was imperative for the national development for which we should promote love, brotherhood, tolerance and religious harmony. He further explained the sources, types, reasons and effects of intolerance on the society.—APP