Pakistan, Nov. 30 -- Experts at a dialogue on 'Role of Teachers' in Social Harmony' on Thursday called for increased role of teachers in building social cohesion in Pakistan.

The dialogue was organised by the Paki Institute for Peace Studies (PIPS), an Islamabad-based think tank.

Around 40 teachers from different parts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa participated in the event. The sessions were led by leading scholars, educationists and opinion makers.

Speakers were of the view that social harmony, which is direly needed these days, could be achieved by two-way dialogue. "The culture of dialogue is missing because we don't listen to each other, which results in mutually-held misperceptions among members of different faiths and communities. Teach...