A peace and cultural event was organized on 13th Oct 2015 at Sukkur Press Club by SPO, under ‘Citizen First’ project funded by Oxfam Novib. A large number of political personalities along with senior district officials from Sukkur, Khairpur, Larkana & Shikarpur attended the event. The speakers encouraged the efforts of SPO in promoting the cultural traditions of Sindh. The speakers also emphasized on using culture as a toll for promoting peace, harmony and development in the society.
The purpose of peace & Cultural festival was:
To provide joint platform to people across religious, sectarian, cultural and ethnic groups for social and cultural interaction.
To provide opportunity to people across different identities; religious, sectarian, cultural or ethnic including men, women, persons with disabilities and transgender for joint celbrations through common cultural practices such music, theatre productions, poetry, child performances, traditional story telling etc.
To promote common values among people across different identities including men, women, youth persons with disabilities and transgender through positive cultural practices and inheritance.