Quetta: Academia plays crucial role in promotion of peace and tolerance


Amin Barech: 

QUETTA: Speakers at a seminar termed the role of academia crucial for the promotion of peace and tolerance in society. The Balochistan University hosted a panel discussion on Thursday about the role of academia in promoting peace, tolerance, and nonviolence.

The panelists include Pro VC Dr. Anwar Panizai, Dr. Babrak Niaz, Dr. Kaleem Ullah Barech, Madam Zahra, Madam Farhana Umar, Dr. Shahida Habib Alizai, Pro Azeem Tahir, and Dr. M. Usman discussed peace, tolerance, and nonviolence happening in Balochistan.

People practice violence in different ways such as in politics, social, cultural and religious. And somehow in abduction, protest, load-shedding, and all other factors that happen to citizens of any state.

In some cases, leadership is the main cause of creating violence among the people through guiding them and engaging them in different activities to achieve their goals while misguiding them through religion, laws, cultural values, and all the other ways forward, which makes any citizen psycho patient.

Gender, human rights, and development in education were highlighted to be improved so that such extremism could be resolved. In the panel discussion, the media was also focused on playing its role in overcoming intolerance and nonviolence and bringing peace, as the media is considered the Fourth Pillar of the State. Such panel discussions and workshops must be organized everywhere to raise awareness of peace,
tolerance, and nonviolence, and then it will be over. The panel discussion ended to Present shields to the panelists of Today’s Discussion at the University of Balochistan.

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