Posted on September 22, 2016

Qatar Youth Hostels organized a celebration to mark the International Day of Peace which is observed around the world on 21 September every year.

The celebration came in the framework of the International Youth Hostel Federation programs which aim at developing the sense of peace among the peoples of the world, especially the youth sectors. The celebration, held last night at Qatar Youth Hostels headquarters, included a lecture about spreading the culture of peace among children, stemming from the tolerant teachings of Islam, which calls for the establishment of peace in the world and spread of love and tolerance among all. The event also included prizes for the most distinct contributions about the importance of peace in the different cultures.

In a press statement on the sidelines of the celebration, Deputy Executive Manager of the Qatar Youth Hostels Abdullah Salim Al Bakri underlined keenness of the Youth Hostels to spread the culture of peace among the youth. He noted that the International Peace Day comes this year amidst conflicts and political conditions that require to pay more attention to spreading the culture of peace, especially among youth circles.