Ahsan Iqbal stresses need to promote tolerance in society


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ISLAMABAD: Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal stressed need to promote tolerance in society that could lead to a vibrant and moderate nation. Addressing a ceremony here he urged ulema, scholars and political leadership to play their role in this regard as rising polarisation in society is becoming a major impediment in development of country. Minister said we should promote dialogue to resolve our differences in society. He said same practice should be adopted by Muslim nations to end their internal conflicts. Ahsan Iqbal said through self-accountability, Muslim Ummah should focus on development instead of pushing their people into wars. He said without empathy it is not possible to resolve conflicts and extremism.