Islamabad:President Mamnoon Hussain stressed the nation to stand united against intolerance as this menace leads the nations towards destruction.

In a statement on Sunday, he expressed his displeasure over the rising trend of intolerance in politics.

The President said if intolerance is not controlled it may subsume our achievements in war against terrorism.

He said when disagreement exceeds the limits of decency it creates turmoil in the societies and there remains no respect either of any institution or a person.

He urged the whole nation to agree on charter of ethics and morality and express their differences in an agreeable manner within religious and constitutional limits.