UE Holds an International Conference on "Religions and World Peace" Foreigner Scholars Participated
An international Conference on "Religions and World Peace" was held at the main Campus Township, University of Education, Lahore on March 15, 2023. The opening ceremony of the conference was presided over by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha (S.I.), while the Director Seerat Chair Ghazi University, DG Khan Prof. Dr. Arshad Muneer Laghari was the chief guest. Director Division of Islamic & Oriental Learning Prof. Dr. Waheed Ur Rehman welcome the participants of the Conference while Conference Focal Person, Prof. Dr. Muhammad Shahbaz Manj briefed the participants regarding Conference objectives. The conference aimed to discuss the role of religion in promoting peace and harmony in the world. Scholars, religious leaders, and experts from different countries like USA, Australia, Nigeria, Germany, France, South Korea, Gambia and Egypt participated in the conference and shared their thoughts on the subject. The speakers emphasized the importance of religious tolerance and coexistence among people of different faiths.
Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha (S.I.) in his opening remarks said that religion can play a vital role in creating a peaceful world. He stressed the need for promoting interfaith dialogue and understanding to eradicate extremism and promote peaceful coexistence. Chief Guest Prof. Dr. Arshad Muneer Laghari, in his keynote address, said that the government of Pakistan is committed to promoting interfaith harmony and religious tolerance. He highlighted the steps taken by the government to promote peace and harmony in the country. Prof. Dr. Herman Roborge from University of Melbourne, Australia also expressed his views in the opening session of the Conference.
The conference was a successful endeavor towards promoting peace and harmony among people of different religions. It provided an opportunity for scholars and experts to share their ideas and experiences and come up with practical solutions to promote interfaith harmony and religious tolerance. On this occasion, Pro Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr. Muhammad Arshad, Lahore based Director/Principals of UE and a large number of students were also present.