I TOTALLY agree with Labor MP Jason Clare that the decision of Muslim leaders to cancel a meeting with Prime Minister Scott Morrison was an opportunity lost.

I think it is a worthy prospect to educate the Prime Minister and public of the true teachings of Islam.

Islam, like any other religion, is a peaceful religion that has got nothing to do with extremism and terrorism.

The first step to the resolution of any matter is dialogue between both sides. If there is anything the human race has learnt from its past, it’s that dialogue is the only option for the peaceful resolution of any conflict.

LUQMAN MANSOOR

Ascot Park