DERA GHAZI KHAN: The Ghazi University’s Department of Islamic Studies obtained second position in a contest held under King Abdullah ll world interfaith harmony prize.
Reports regarding the activities to promote interfaith harmony from more than 50 countries were submitted. Department head Dr Arshad Leghari told Dawn that the prize distribution ceremony would be held in Jordan.
The World Interfaith Harmony Week was first proposed at the UN General Assembly on Sept 23, 2010 by H.M. King Abdullah II of Jordan. Just under a month later, on Oct 20, 2010, it was unanimously adopted by the UN and henceforth the first week of February is observed as a World Interfaith Harmony Week.
Published in Dawn, March 29th, 2022