Lahore, October 30, 2021 (PPI-OT):Inter University Consortium for Promotion of Social Sciences (IUCPSS), Media Training and Research Center (MTRC) and University of the Punjab, Institute of Applied Psychology organised a “2-Days Training Course” on “Social and Religious Tolerance (SRT)” for Faculties of Universities in Sindh and Punjab. The training workshop was organized on 29th October, 2021- 30th October, 2021 at Faletti’s Hotel, Lahore. Learned Faculty members from all over the Sindh and Punjab represented their respective Universities. Prof. Dr. Rafia Rafique, Director Institute of Applied Psychology, represented the University of the Punjab and she was also the resource person for the Training Course.
On the first day of the training, Prof. Dr. Rafia Rafique talked about the Social Cohesion at the individual, familial and community level. Furthermore, while talking about the conflicts in society, she shared conflict management techniques. Other resource person for the 2-Days Training Course was Prof. Dr. Muqarrab Akbar, Chairman Department of Political Science, Bahauddin Zakariya University, Multan. Dr. Muqarrab focused on the social tolerance within society, institutes and students and discussed that from different aspects. Furthermore, he encouraged peacebuilding, religious and ethnic tolerance within educational institutes.
This was an interactive and informative workshop that bring forth opinions and point of views from different ethnicities with the goal to promote cohesion, peace, harmony, and unity among communities and nation. The 2-Days Training Course was concluded with a certificate distribution ceremony to the participants.
For more information, contact:
University of the Punjab
Quaid-e-Azam Campus, Lahore, Pakistan