All Religion prayer for
peace at USTM on International Day of Peace
USTM, September 21, 2017: Keeping in view the theme
of International Peace Day for 2017 “Together for
Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All”, University of
Science & Technology, Meghalaya has observed the
International Peace Day today at techno city where the
people from all faiths have addressed a large number of
students in presence of higher administrative officials of
the university and the faculty members.
"There is a higher court than courts of justice, and that is
the court of conscience. It supersedes all other courts."
quoting Mahatma Gandhi Shri Mahbubul Hoque Chancellor USTM
urged the students to develop a mindset of love and respect
for each other so that peace can be retained in the society.
He further stated that, “We must work for peace and
brotherhood for inclusive progress”.
The religious guides from various faiths have urged the
students to understand the importance of retaining peace and
harmony in the world. They said that the youth of this
nation can contribute immensely for mainlining peace in the
country as it is directly related to the development and
prosperity of the nation.
The International Day of Peace is observed around the world
each year on 21 September. Established in 1981 by unanimous
United Nations resolution the General Assembly has declared
this as a day devoted to “commemorating and strengthening
the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and