ISLAMABAD – Charter of Peace has been presented here at a seminar organised by an NGO Organisation of Research and Education titled “National Conference On: Dialogue Culture and Peace Building” here on Thursday.

Peace is the most vital requirement of Pakistan today. Without peace it is nearly impossible to achieve economic prosperity and social order. Role of politicians, media, religious scholars (ulema), civil society and social workers sought to bring peace in the society.

Chairman of Pakistan Muslim League (N) Raja Zafar Ul Haq chaired the seminar. Minister for National Harmony Akram Masih Gill, Fareed Paracha of Jamat e Islami, senior member of PTI Fauzia Qasuri, Barrister Zafar ullah khan, Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi, Khursheed Ahmed Nadeem and many other eminent personalities were present on the occasion.

Speakers talked on the issues of communities, social, economic and education sectors and role of religious scholars in Pakistan respectively. Responsible citizens of Pakistan are still silent and are not working for the betterment of the society, he said and added that spirit of religion is necessary and efforts should be made for more dialogues, Raja Zafar Ul Haq expressed his views while addressed to seminar. Minister for National Harmony Akram Masih Gill thanked all the religious scholars for their moral support to Christian community. He further added that Role of civil society and dialogue between them is very important. “Society’s attitude must be changed and we should play our role to change the attitude of the society.”

Fareed Ahmed Paracha of Jamat-e-Islami said that Muslim community in world is not week, 57 states in world are Muslims. Situation in Pakistan is very severe. Role of religious scholars are very much important. Every individual in the society must play his part to work and society must have patience.

Moreover Qari Hafeez Jalendri added that war is not the solution of any issue, which is related to society. He further said that due to poor policies Pakistan had suffered a lot. Due to religious, provincial, ethnic and language differences or some how issues we are suffering till today. Foreign intervention in our region is a major issue due to which peace is not coming to our society and justice is the backbone of peace in every society.

Zafar ullah khan of PML-N expressed his views saying that position of social, economic and education system is in its worst conditions than ever before, nations, which got independence even after us, are much more developed than Pakistan. More over our export is just 20 billion dollars. He concluded that dialogues between politicians, religious scholars, army, and civil society and in between social and economic elite are the need of the hour.

At the end of the dialogue forum Organization of Research and Education (ORE) presented the action plan for various groups of society to achieve the objectives. Campaign should be launched to bring the state institutions under the constitution and law, To create an awareness of Islamic welfare state; the leaders and workers of political parties should be trained in light of the teachings of the Holy Quran and Sunnah, It should be made binding for media/press contributors that their writings contain decent content and have a rational discourse, Curriculum of religious madaris should include subjects on importance of legal and social value systems and respect for other religions, Academicians and scholars should play their role in promoting culture of dialogue and tolerance in society, Social and community organizations should work to strengthen religious and social organizations working for harmony and tolerance and other action plans were presented to achieve the objectives of society.