Vice Chancellor of the Islamia College University Peshawar, Ajmal Khan has emphasized the need of imparting peace and conflict education among the youth of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and its neighboring tribal areas to put the society back on the peace track.
He was talking at a briefing on Peace and Conflict, which was organized by Peace and Conflict Studies Cell of the ICP here on Wednesday.
A young researcher and teacher, Dr. Kashif Saeed, who recently did his Ph. D in this subject from Oslo, Norway, and appointed as head of the ICP’s Peace and Conflict Cell briefed the participants on this topic.
Registrar, Professor Dr. Sareer Badshah, Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences, Prof. Dr. Nasibdar Muhammad, Chairman Department of Management Sciences, Dr. Gohar Zaman and other senior teachers also attended the briefing. Dr. Kashif Saeed informed the participants about the importance, utility and academic and social importance of the Peace and Conflict Studies at the global, regional and national level. He specifically highlighted the need of imparting peace and conflict education in the KP and its tribal periphery.
He said that in the present circumstances the importance of the subject multiplies manifold. Various suggestions came from the participants for practically operationalising the concept of peace and as first step its practical application from the Islamia College University, Peshawar.