'People-to-people contacts, humanitarian diplomacy' key to promote Indo-Pak peace
The India Pakistan Soldiers' Initiative (IPSI) delegation has stressed the need to enhance people-to-people contacts and humanitarian diplomacy to promote peace between the two countries.
The remarks by the delegation came during a visit to the Pakistan Red Crescent Society's (PRCS) National Headquarters on Friday.
PRCS Chairman Major General Chaudhry Muhammad Nawaz Khan welcoming the delegation said that the society's mission is to alleviate the sufferings of the vulnerable without any discrimination of creed, colour, race, religion and nationality, as per the seven fundamental principles of the Red Cross/Red Crescent Movement.
According to the Daily Times, he said that both the PRCS and the IPSI were on the same page in this regard, adding that peace was a key to progress and prosperity of the region.
Speaking on the occasion, IPSI India President Lt Gen (rt) Moti Dar appreciated the efforts of the PRCS in serving the vulnerable segments of society.
The paper quoted him, as saying that 'all nations should join hands to serve humanity.'
"It is only possible through peace. The IPSI aims at promoting peace between both the countries through people-to-people contact, as people are the real force that can bring a change," he added.