The Free Press Journal
Published Date: Mar 13, 2014
Indian peace activists in Pakistan for ‘Track-II Diplomacy’
A delegation of peace activists from
India is on a visit to Pakistan to participate in the ‘Track-II
Diplomacy’ aimed at enhancing peaceful relations between the two
Speaking at the Sustainable Development
Policy Institute (SDPI) here, Satya Paul Arora, Secretary General of the
South Asian Fraternity, said the two governments should relax visa
regime specifically for journalists, traders, lawyers, students and
academicians for a better communication and business relationships.
The problems were not limited to the governmental level, but in fact
serious psychological and mental constructs among the people created
serious barriers and constraints for peace, said Kharaiti Lal Bhola,
Chairman of Patita (Destitutes) Sudhar Sabha.
Both governments should spend money on welfare instead of defence, he said.
In his concluding remarks, Shafqat Kakakhel, Chairman Board of
Governors, SDPI said Pakistanis across the board want peace with India.
If they join hands to foster peace, they can make immense progress, he
Besides Arora and Bhola, other members of the Indian delegation were
Satya Paul Bhawani Shanker Kusum, Chairman of Gram Bharati Samiti and S
Ranjit Singh, Secretary of Lala Lajpat Rai Birthplace Memorial