As many as 113 posters prepared by the students of fifteen secondary schools from the region were put on display at the Rawalpindi Arts Council (RAC) on Thursday. The poster competition was organised by the Islamabad Devcom Centennial Leo Club (IDCLC) and Development Communications Network (Devcom-Pakistan) in collaboration with the Beaconhouse School System (BSS) Northern Region to commemorate the International Day of Peace.
MPA Lubna Rehan Pirzada, Member National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) Chaudrhary Muhammad Shafiq, Chief Marketing Officer Madina Mall Syed Abulhassan Rizvi, and the Executive Director Devcom-Pakistan Munir Ahmed were the guests of honour at the prize distribution ceremony, hosted by Khadija Akhtar.
Munir Ahmed said “peace is not the absence of conflicts but the acceptance of difference of opinion, ethnicity and religion. MPA Lubna Rehan Pirzada said the Punjab government has taken several steps to enhance education and youth grooming through variety of initiatives and programme.