LAHORE - The annual conference of Rotary International District 3272 was successfully concluded yesterday.

The conference with theme ‘Yes we can’ was advanced by DG Sajid Pervaiz Bhatti who embodied the optimism to make Pakistan polio free, alleviate the sufferings of humanity, and promote peace and harmony.

The three-day conference attracted over 500 participants with delegates from America, India and Malysia included RIPPR PDG Leslie Salahuddin from Malaysia to observe and monitor the entire proceedings.

The inaugural session was chaired by the Education Minister Rana Mashood while renowned classical dancer Nighat Chaudhary performed at the end the first day.

During the second day, the conference enlightened the audience on the progress being made to achieve polio-free Pakistan. Other sessions dealt with basic education and literacy, clean drinking water and sanitation, maternal and child health and economic and community development.

The key speaker of “Rotary Image” session, Rajindar Singh shared his ideas on how to improve the image of organisation. The second day ended with musical performance of Ibrar-ul-Haq.

The last day touched upon district affairs with Rotarians coming up with suggestions to make rotary business better. Accounts presented by IPDG Mansoor-ul-Haq were unanimously approved by the conference.

In the session titles “Peace and conflict resolution”, Tasaddaq Jillani and Khurshid Mehmood Kasuri discussed the Pakistan-India relationship in detail amid the presence of India delegates.