SUKKUR: International Peace day was observed at Shah Abdul Latif University (SALU), Khairpur jointly organized by the Institute of International Relations and Department of Media Studies, said a release here on Thursday.
Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Professor Dr. Imdad Hussain Sahito, presided over the seminar that was organised on the directives of Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan,
A peace walk was also taken out from the administration block of the university in which a large number of students participated.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Sahito said that the Muslim world suffering these days severely due to atrocities committed by the non-democratic forces.
He shed light on the plight of the Rohingia Muslims. He further said that quality education, dialogue and discourse could play important role in the peace building.
Professor Dr Sikandar Mehdi said that that students must realize the value of peace. Peace is vital for youth.
The Chairman, Department of Media Studies Professor Dr Taj Mohammad Lashari lauded the initiative taken by the HEC for the promotion of peace and bringing the youth on one platform to play their due role against the menace of extremism.