Speakers underline ways, means to purge society of extremism

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Staff Reporter

Speakers at a workshop here on Wednesday sensitized the influential segments of the society about importance of the role they can play in reconstruction of the society at the local level.
The two-day training of trainers (ToT) workshop organised under the ‘Hum Pakistani’ initiative was held in collaboration with the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) and Pakistan Peace Collective. Under the initiative, trainings are being imparted to the people at the tehsil and district levels to promote the ‘Hum Pakistani’ narrative aimed at addressing the common challenges and purging the society from the menace of extremism and terrorism.
They speakers underlined the importance of Paigham-e-Pakistan initiative for re-construction of the society. They deliberated upon issues like violence, terrorism and extremism, and called for the nation to be on one platform to combat the menace of intolerance and extremism. They also underlined the need for promoting interfaith harmony among the people of various sects through dialogue and community-based activities.
Calling for the need to promote the spirit of patriotism and love for the country, particularly among the youth, they called upon the government to enforce a unified education system in the country so that rich and poor can equally benefit from the national resources and have a better place in the society.
At the end of the ToT session, certificates were distributed among the participants.