Pakistan Ulema Council Chairman and the Special Representative of Prime Minister on Interfaith Harmony, Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi has said that Pakistan welcomes role and efforts of Muslim countries for elimination of the menace of extremism, terrorism and sectarian violence.
According to media reports, the Special Representative has made these remarks while talking to National Assembly Speaker Asad Qaiser on Monday. He said that Pakistan expects support of Muslim Ummah to resolve the issues of Kashmir and Palestine.
Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi has lauded the efforts of Muslim Ummah for eradication of extremism, terrorism and sectarian violence. He also thanked the speaker for assuring his support and cooperation to Ulema and Mashaykh.
“Saudi foreign minister in his recent meeting of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) supported Pakistan’s stance and a unanimous resolution on Kashmir is a great success of Prime Minister Imran khan’s vision and foreign policy of Pakistan,” he said.
Tahir Ashrafi also announced to resolve the issues of minorities in Pakistan. He said that he is in constant coordination with leadership of all religious organizations and it is priority of the government to address issues of all the communities. Minorities will not be left at the mercy of any cruelty.
“The government will ensure all rights and privileges of minorities as enshrined in the Constitution,” he added.
National Assembly Speaker has said on the occasion that the efforts and cooperation is being made at every available level to strengthen Pakistan’s ties with Muslim countries and for unity and stability of Islamic world. He said that Pakistan owns very explicit stance on the issues of Kashmir and Palestine and the government lauds efforts of Ulema and Mashaykh for interreligious harmony in the country.
“Efforts are being made to ensure legislation at the United Nations forum against blasphemy and desecration of heavenly religions and scriptures,” he said, adding that every Muslim is defender of Namoos-e-Risalat and belief in the finality of Prophethood.
Speaker lauded efforts of Ulema and Mashaykh for intersect harmony in the country during the days of Muharram and afterwards.