MUZAFFARABAD: Austria-based Universal Peace Federation (UPF) has designated and recognised President of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Sardar Masood Khan as Ambassador of Peace.
According to a message received here from Vienna, Austria, the President was given this award and title by Peter Haider, President of the Universal Peace Federation at a ceremony. President Masood Khan is in Vienna for an international peace conference. While accepting the peace award, Masood expressed the hope that the Kashmir dispute would be resolved through dialogue and diplomacy, within the framework of the United Nations, and the people of Kashmir will see peace in their land.
The Universal Peace Federation acknowledges individuals whose lives exemplify the ideal of living for the sake of others, and who dedicate themselves to practices which promote universal moral values, international harmony, renewal of UN initiatives, a responsible public media, and the establishment of a culture of peace.
Transcending racial, national and religious barriers, the Ambassadors of Peace contribute to the fulfilment of the hope of all ages of a unified world of peace.