KARACHI: Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, Patron-In-Chief of Pakistan People’s Party has urged the world community to integrate peace into the education systems from primary to higher level as peace remains the key guarantee to the survival of whole planet and creatures living here.
In his message on International Day of Peace being observed by the United Nations tomorrow (September 21) with the theme “Education For Peace,” Bilawal Bhutto Zardari access to education is the basic human right for all the children world and we need to invest major portion of our national revenues for provision of education facilities across the country.
He pointed out that International Day of Peace requires both the developed and developing countries to move forward with conviction to restore long-lasting peace in the entire world contribute their resources towards raising a human race, which is 100% literate and understands the importance of peace in human life.
Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said illiteracy is breeding crimes, narrow-minded extremism, and terrorism and these evils could be eliminated when children are saved from rouge brain-washing and illusive fantasies through proper education, both religious and scientific.
He asked his Party government in Sindh to launch a province-wide campaign to reopen the schools, which were turned into personal rendezvouses and influential’s go-downs, particularly in rural areas.
He said it was a matter of rejoice and pride for him that International Day of Peace is being observed on the day he was born 25 years ago.
The PPP Chairman demanded from Federal government to adopt the theme of “Education For Peace,” in the curriculum and arrange special training for teachers to disseminate importance of peace and tranquility among students. NNI