Muslim Christian Children express desire for peace and harmony through Paintings
08 Oct 2018
Lahore: October 8, 2018. Children of different schools and Islamic seminaries of Lahore expressed their ambitions for peace through paintings and artistic, models during an Art Exhibition held at St. Mary's High School, Gulberg, Lahore. This significant occasion was organized by National Commission for Interreligious Dialogue & Ecumenism (Catholic Bishops Conference Pakistan).
Fr. Francis Nadeem OFM Cap (Executive Secretary National Commission for Interreligious Dialogue & Ecumenism), Br. Faisal Francis OFM Cap, Moulana Muhammad Asim Makhdoom, Moulana Mufti Ashiq Hussain and Moulana Muhammad Mukhtar were the Chief guests of the occasion. The guests inaugurated the Peace Art Exhibition by cutting the ribbon.
Principal, Mr. Haroon Gill, in his opening message welcomed all the guests and children and narrated the importance of Peace.
In his message, Fr. Francis Nadeem emphasized the need for the promotion of peace and tolerance. He expressed that today the entire world is in the grip of terrorism. In our motherland the situation is also terrible. He appealed to entire nation to be united and work together for the restoration of peace, progress and stability of the country. He said that we are one nation and it is our national duty to contribute our efforts for this dignified cause.
Moulana Muhammad Asim Makhdoom and Mulana Mufti Ashiq Hussain appreciated the emotions and ambitions of the children while watching the paintings and posters on the subject of peace.
The celebration ended with the prayer of peace. The prayer was led by Br. Faisal Francis OFM Cap.