Chitral Youth Club held Peace Seminar.
By: Gul Hamaad Farooqi
CHITRAL: Chitral Youth Club (CYC) held peace seminar under youth Micro challenge award program by exchanging employability & Leadership for youth at Town hall Chitral. Seminar was started with the recitation from the Holy Quran while a student of 2nd year presented Naath Sharif. Addressing on the occasion the speakers said that peace is the only path for development and no nation can develop without peace. They said that Islam also stressed upon peace and that is why Islam termed a Muslim from whose hand and mouth other people are safe. They stressed upon the youth to maintain exemplary peace of Chitral at each cost. Intellectuals delivered speeches on the topic of peace. They termed that Peace, justices; tolerance and respect to each other are best obligations and real worship. Peace disturbed due to individual differences, discrimination, cultural difference, and clash of interest, social changes and sometimes after scientific development. There is difference between peace keeping and peacemaking. They also hailed efforts of Chitral Youth Club who working since 2009 for maintaining peace in Chitral and won Award in a competition with youth of Gilgit Baltistan province. The speakers strongly condemned terrorism in the country causing for killing of innocent people including women and children. They said that other nation reached to Mars but we fighting with each other on a very pity issue causing for weakening us . They said that we never develop until promoting and keeping peace environment in our surrounding. Peace seminar was supported by Aga Khan Rural Support Program, CCDN, Canada International Development Agency EELY. Those who spoke on the occasion were Muhammad Alamgir of AFAQ, Sarwar Suroor president CYC, Khalid Bini Wali Excise and Taxation Officer, Syedul Abrar, Abdul Qayum, Miss Samina of AKRSP and other. A large number of youth including women folk participated in the seminar.
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