Call for ef­forts to strengthen democ­racy

Gulf News - - Pakistan -

Par­lia­men­tar­i­ans,

aca­demi­cians, hu­man right ac­tivists and youth rep­re­sen­ta­tives called for col­lab­o­ra­tive ef­forts to fur­ther strengthen demo­cratic val­ues dur­ing a di­a­logue ti­tled ‘Democ­racy and Con­flict Pre­ven­tion’ yes­ter­day.

The event was or­gan­ised by Cen­tre for Civic Ed­u­ca­tion Pak­istan at the Quaid-e-Azam Univer­sity con­nec­tion with In­ter­na­tional Democ­racy Day 2017. Mur­taza Noor Na­tional Co­or­di­na­tor In­ter Univer­sity Con­sor­tium said out of a to­tal of 25,599 days, democ­racy had only func­tioned for 9,892 days (39 per cent). (APP)

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