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PU to organize Int'l moot on religion and society
PU to organize Int'l moot on religion and society

LAHORE: (Sunday, November 10, 2019): Punjab University Institute of Social and Cultural Studies in collaboration with University of Leeds, United Kingdom will organize international conference on 'Religion and Society: creating tolerance through socio religious harmony' on November 13 at its seminar room. Punjab Minister for Higher Education Raja Yasir Hummayun, Punjab Higher Education Commission Chairman Prof Dr Fazal Ahmad Khalid, PU VC Prof Niaz Ahmed, renowned professors from University of Leeds and scholars from various parts of country are participating in the conference. In a press statement, ISCS Director Prof Dr Rubina Zakar has said that a five member delegation from School of Sociology and Social Policy, Leeds University will deliver lectures during four-day workshop and participate in the conference to highlight various challenges and opportunities to promote tolerance through socio-religious harmony. She said that one of the basic objectives of this conference was to create awareness how tolerance is helpful for establishing peace in society and contribute to develop the country. She said that the conference would also suggest various recommendations to policymakers for creating a tolerant society.