Muzaffarabad: The International Day of Peace was observed on Saturday in Azad Jammu and Kashmir with refreshed pledge for collaborative focus on worldwide peace to encourage all of humanity to work in cooperation for this goal.
Special prayers were offered for the dominance of peace and tolerance in the conflict dominated regions.
In order to highlight the importance of the Peace Day civil society organizations organized seminars, walks, rallies and other special activities and celebrations.
Press for Peace PFP Bagh chapter arranged a walk to mark the day. A large number of people, including journalists, lawyers and school children participated in the walk.
The participants were holding different banners and placards inscribed with pro-peace slogans.
After passing through local markets, the peace walk turned into a large gathering where office bearers of local civil society organizations, trade union activists and political leaders delivered speeches about f peace and tolerance in the society.