an in­ter­na­tional fo­rum on world peace, unity and pros­per­ity was held on Septem­ber 15 in manila.

Shar­iff Ibrahim al­bani, chair­man, philip­pine Branch, UnescoWorld philo­soph­i­cal Fo­rum (WpF) ex­plains, “peace, unity, na­tional rec­on­cil­i­a­tion are the es­sen­tial el­e­ments in mod­ern so­ci­eties.

Our beloved coun­try must build a pro­gres­sive and de­vel­oped na­tion (an­chored on phi­los­o­phy) while pre­serv­ing its reli­gious val­ues and cul­tural tra­di­tions.”