JAHANIAN: Veteran politician Makhdoom Javed Hashmi has said that the world was mired in the vortex of violence and terrorism. Salvation from these evils lied in adhering to the teachings of saints.

While addressing the concluding ceremony of Urs of renowned spiritual saint Hazrat Makhdoom Abdul Rashid Haqqani today, he said that this region remained cradle of peace and people kept on drawing spiritual strength from saints and Sufis, as long as they remained attached to them. “If the world wants to get rid of terrorism, people should read the life history and teachings of saints which imparts lesson of love for humanity free from sectarianism, ethnicity, colour and rich and poor divide,” he said.