FATA teachers urged to keep children away from violence

'Teaching is the legacy of prophets while teachers are the builders of society', said IIUI President

APP January 09, 2018
Police probe into the incident points towards violence and abuse. PHOTO: FILE

ISLAMABAD: In a bid to enhance their capabilities, school teachers from the tribal areas received training in the capital.

The eight-day training programme for 40 school teachers from the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) was organised by the Dawah Academy of the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI).

The programme, which concluded on Monday, was aimed at disseminating Islam's message of peace through respected professionals of the society.

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The participating teachers attended motivational sessions and lectures on ethics, rights of the Holy Quran and various other topics.

"Teaching is a sacred obligation and fortunate are those who are chosen by God for this purpose," said IIUI President Dr Al-Draiweesh.

He added that teaching was the legacy of prophets while teachers were the builders of society.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 9th, 2018.

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