Spiritual leader Ravi Shankar to visit Pakistan

March 9th, 2012 - 11:50 pm ICT by IANS  

Bangalore, March 9 (IANS) Hindu spiritual leader and The Art of Living founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar will visit Pakistan on a three-day peace mission from March 12, his office said Friday.

This is his second visit to the neighbouring country. The first one was in July 2004, an AoL release said.

Ravi Shankar will hold talks with business leaders, academicians, spiritual leaders, student organizations and opinion leaders to strengthen collaborative efforts between the two countries. He is likely to meet the top political leaders as well, the release said.

Ravi Shankar will enter Lahore from the Wagah border and proceed to Islamabad and Karachi.

Quoting Naeem Zamindar, chairman, Art of Living Foundation Pakistan, the release said: “As an ongoing effort to create a stress-free, violence-free society, The Art of Living’s Pakistani instructors conduct stress-elimination programmes. Eight Art of Living Teachers in Pakistan have trained thousands of people through art of living courses.”

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