RAWALPINDI, Nov 30 (APP): Advisor to Prime Minister for National Harmony here Wednesday called for using the social media for promoting interfaith harmony, inter-culture and inter-religious dialogue.“Peace is necessary for the development of the country and socio-economic uplift of the marginalized class of the society, which can be achieved by promoting interfaith harmony so that the people of different faiths can sit together and work for the welfare of the nation,” he said.Addressing the Prefects’ oath taking ceremony at St. Marys School Rawalpindi, he said the social media can be used to exploit the facility of information technology for the promotion of interfaith harmony.
“Social media like Facebook, Twitter and Youtube are playing a vital role to bring social and political change in the world leading towards revolutions for better reforms,” Paul Bhatti said.
He said, “Besides using social media for fun activities, it can also be utilized for social and economic development in a positive way through involvement in civil society.”
“Some factors are also using social media as a tool for propaganda to create hatred among religious communities instead of exploring ways to use this powerful medium to create better relations and understanding between different religions,” he added.
He termed the new generation as a precious asset and guarantee of bright future and urged the youth to play their role for changing the destiny of the nation for socio-economic uplift of the country.
He said the efforts of youngsters can take their nation on the road to progress and prosperity through hard work and transform the country in accordance with the ideals of Quaid-e-Azam and Allama Iqbal in a real sense.
Paul Bhatti said that Pakistani youth has the talent and ability to restore the lost image of the country with hardwork, honesty and sincerity to achieve the high status