Lahore, Jan.31 (ANI): The chief of the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), Asma Jahangir, has said that there is a need of greater people-to-people contact between the citizens of India and Pakistan in order to establish peace in the region.
Talking to media here, Jahangir expressed her happiness over the successful tour of the 'peace mission' to India.
She said that the people of India were furious about the Mumbai attacks and wanted concrete action from Pakistan, but they also were eager to establish peace and prosperity in the region.
Imtiaz Alam, the general secretary of the South Asia Free Media Association (SAFMA), was also present at the press briefing,who termed the recently concluded peace mission to India a 'success.'
"Indian people showed a positive response to the peace mission," The Daily Times quoted Alam, as saying.
He noted that the youth of the country was being mis-guided by some of the conservative religious leaders.
"The clerics should play their role in development of the country by guiding young men towards the right path," Alam added.
He also urged the leadership of both India and Pakistan to take measures to establish confidence and boost the peace process being carried out. (ANI)