Malik Siraj Akbar spoke to the Times of India correspondent Sudipta Sengupta on March 1, 2019 about a petition signed by over 150 Harvard students, faculty and alumni about India-Pakistan peace in the wake of mounting tensions between the two nuclear-armed countries.
“I studied journalism in Chennai as an exchange student from Pakistan. Interactions with Indian students completely changed my perceptions about India and its people. I have learned that India and Pakistan can benefit a lot more by building peace and open their doors for public diplomacy," he said.
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