The nine day training for teachers of the religious seminaries in Peshawar city concluded at University of Peshawar with main focus on engaging the University and madrassa teachers in healthy debate and confidence building measures so that they should benefit from each other experience by bridging gap amongst them. The workshop was the second of its kind, jointly organized by Peace and Education Foundation Islamabad with UoP was attended by forty Ulema and scholars belonging to different school of thoughts. Vice Chancellor UoP Prof. Dr. Muhammad Rasul Jan was the chief guest of the closing ceremony. He was accompanied by Prof. Dr. Qibla Ayaz, Prof. Dr. Miraj ul Islam Zia Director Institute of Islamic and Arabic Studies and Dean Prof. Dr. Hasanat. The religious scholars should focus on the commonalities that persist in various sects and reduce the tension in points of differences with dialogue and peaceful coexistence in workshops like the one arranged by UoP, said Dr. Rasul Jan in his closing remarks. He underlined the need for knowing the essence of Islamic preaching’s in reducing tensions among Muslims and negate the misinterpretations created by a mere handful of people. Religion is the need for every society to flourish and Islamic teachings in line with the demands of the globalized world should be encouraged to thrive, added the Vice Chancellor
Source: The Frontier Post.