World Hello Day 2013
World Hello Day is a secular holiday observed annually on November 21; to express those conflicts should be resolved through “communication” rather than the use of “force”.
Participants verbally greet ten people or more on this day as an expression of the importance of personal communication in preserving peace.
Any person can participate in World Hello Day simply by greeting ten people or more. This demonstrates the importance of personal communication for preserving peace. World Hello Day was begun in response to the conflict between Egypt and Israel in the fall of 1973. People around the world use the occasion of World Hello Day as an opportunity to express their concern for world peace.
As a global event World Hello Day joins local participation in a global expression of peace.
Thirty-one winners of the Nobel Peace Prize are among the people who have noted World Hello Day’s value as an instrument for preserving peace and as an occasion that makes it possible for anyone in the world to contribute to the process of creating peace.
Pakistan which has been a victim of terrorism for the past decade and in war with terrorists is now also considering dialogue with the militants. The armed forces of Pakistan have operated several operations in the past but now the political leadership wants to change the strategy of force into dialogue. As the leaders of the nation wants to give peace a chance via dialogue.
In this regard, communication has been given a priority over the strategies of global politics with the interference of United States whose focus is on the use of force only.
On the other hand, after several violations of the Line Of Control (LoC) Pakistan is trying to promote dialogue over use of force as being a nation Pakistanis believe that only appropriate communication can resolve issues and is the only way to survive with prosperity in the 21st century.