Bangalore: Spiritual leader and founder of The Art of Living, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, today, concluded his 3-day visit to Pakistan with a call for closer ties and interactions between the people of India and Pakistan. Commenting on the response he received in Pakistan, Sri Sri said, "Indian spirituality can truly unite the people of the two countries." During the 3-day visit, Sri Sri had a series of interactions with people from all walks of life, including Deputy Convener and Parliamentary leader of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), Farooq Sattar and Pakistan Peoples` Party Advisor to Sindh CM, Sharmila Farooqi.
Soon after the meeting, Satar remarked, "Guruji should come every year and inspire all of us." This sentiment was echoed by many at the events in Lahore, Karachi & Islamabad. "My dream is to see a violence-free Pakistan and I'm sure it is possible" he said addressing a gathering of dignitaries in Lahore, which was attended among others by Former Finance Minister of Pakistan, Mr.Sartaj Aziz; Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid leader, Ms. Humaira Shahid; Secretary General of Tehrik-i-Insaf, Mr. Omar Cheema, and Pakistan Today Editor, Mr. Arif Nizami.
Image: Spiritual and humanitarian leader, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar addressing a gathering after the Inauguration of Art of Living`s Peace Centre In Islamabad on Tuesday, March 13, 2012.