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Seminar on Cultural Heritage and Peace Education concludes

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SHILLONG: The International Seminar on Cultural Heritage and Peace Education organized by the Confederation of UNESCO Clubs and Association of India (CUCAI) in collaboration with Government of Meghalaya came to a close here on Friday.

Deputy Chief Minister, Dr R C Laloo who graced the Valedictory function of the International Seminar as a chief guest observed that the seminar must have been fruitful and meaningful to the participants and hoped that the exchange of culture and traditions during the sessions enriched their knowledge about the culture and traditions of the State.

He said that he was curious about the peace education which he believed was for the students. He further appreciated the activities of the organization and acknowledged to set up the centre and associations in the State so that people get opportunity to experience and share more closely the activities and responsibilities of the organization.

UNESCO, Country Director, New Delhi Shigaru Aoyagi expressed his immense gratitude for the hospitality that they received from the government of Meghalaya. The visits to the Sacred Gove, Mawphlang, Waterfalls at Cherrapunjee and Nartiang has enlightened the participants about the rich cultural traditions of the State, he stated.

Aoyagi also mentioned about the conservation about these rich culture, traditions and nature into sustainable form of development and the role of peace education to bring back peace and security to the people of Meghalaya.

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