Education termed vital for progress

Children take part in a reading session at the Treehouse Nursery and Kindergarten school run by Naadiya Manzur in Islamabad

TIMERGARA, Aug 13: Speakers at a function on Tuesday termed peace and education vital for development and prosperity of a nation.

 The Pakistan Peace and Solidarity Council (PPSC), Lower Dir organised the function chaired by its general secretary Ibrash Pasha. The seminar was attended by people from different walks of life, including women, children, social activists and youth.

 Speaking on the occasion, Mr Pasha said the PPSC was a voluntary organisation committed to bringing peace in Pakistan.

 He said the council had been organising youth to take up the right path and making them aware about the changing world.

 A social activist Akbar Khan said development and was not possible without peace and quality education led to prosperity.

 A local journalist Akbar Saeed said Islam was a complete code of life and that following its teachings could help better maintain peace.