PESHAWAR - Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Minister for Information, Mian Iftikhar Hussain has said that culture is regarded as the symbol of life and the living nations are known by their culture.

He was talking to media men at the concluding ceremony of a 10-day nation lok mela at Islamabad, Lok Virsa, the other night. MPAs Shagufta Malik, Yasim Zia and Secretary Information and Culture Azmat Hanif Orakzai were also present on the occasion. A cultural show was arranged by the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa where a number of artists performed in different languages of the province and they were appreciated by the audience.

It is pertinent to mention here that the pavilion of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa got first position and overall gained 10 awards in different category. Mian Iftikhar said that culture is a source which woven the entire nation and make them united. He regretted that in the recent past they distanced themselves from their cultural norms and values that created a lot of problems in the entire region.

“If we promote our culture and values it will definitely enhance the mental level of the nation and everyone will start believing in humanism and would create the spirit of ‘live and let others live’.”

The people will definitely choose this concept and the entire region will become a cradle of peace.