Youth urged for maximum contribution toward peace building

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Staff Reporter

The youth should use the potential of social media in a positive way and contribute their maximum to peace building and national integration in the country.
This was stated by speakers on Monday at a two-day training workshop titled ‘Advancing Inclusiveness among Youth through Training and Education’ held at Khyber Medical University (KMU), Peshawar, jointly organized by Paigham-e-Pakistan Centre for Peace, Reconciliation and Reconstruction Studies, Islamic Research Institute (IRI), International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI), and Khyber Medical University, Peshawar.
Prof Dr Zia ul Haq, Director General, Islamic Research Institute; Prof Dr Arshad Javaid, Vice Chancellor, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, and Rustam Khan, Deputy Director, Islamic Research Institute, were prominent among those who spoke on the occasion.
Dr Inayat Shah, director sports, Khyber Medical University, Peshawar, welcomed the guests and the participants and appreciated the efforts made to spread the message of peace throughout the country. Eight interactive sessions were held during the two-day training workshop in which students participated actively and the resource persons conducted different practical activities to engage them in order to familiarize them with the opportunities and challenges in the way of reconstruction of an inclusive society in Pakistan.
During the workshop, resource persons discussed about the challenges being faced by this generation in spreading the message of peace. While addressing the participants, they said it is important for the youth to use the potential of social media in a positive way and stressed upon the need to contribute their maximum to efforts for peace building and national integration in the country.

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