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Int'l conference on global peace kicks off at NUML.

Two days International Multilingual Conference on 'Post-Conflict Literature, Trauma and Global Peace' organized by the faculty of languages, started here at National University of Modern Languages (NUML) on Monday. Renowned scholar and author Professor Fateh Muhammad Malik was the chief guest of the inaugural session, while Rector NUML Major General (retd) Zia ud Din Najam, Director General NUML Brig Muhammad Ibrahim, First Secretary Palestine embassy, Renowned poet Iftikhar Arif, guests and scholars from USA, Russia, China, Poland, Palestine and Turkey, faculty members and large number of students were also present on the occasion, a press release said.

Around 90 research articles will be presented in two days moot by the local and international scholars. Prof. Fateh Muhammad Malik in his address said not every war leads to trauma. War of September 6, 1965 was still a proud for him and many literary figures and poets wrote much to pay rich tribute to the martyrs, armed forces and people of Pakistan who fought unitedly and defeated the enemy.

Sometimes war was inevitable for peace and some wars bring pain and trauma also but the intellectuals and literary figures like Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Ahmed Nadeem Qasmi wrote master pieces on 1965 war to pay tribute to the brave people of Pakistan.

At the end, the chief guest hoped that after this conference they would be able to produce a book for our coming generations as mostly conferences ended without solid write-ups.

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Publication:Pakistan Observer (Islamabad, Pakistan)
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Date:Apr 30, 2019
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