Sunni Shia Islamic unity and brotherhood witnessed at religious conference titled “Affection with the last Prophet (PBUH) and Unity of Ummah conference” (Ishaq e Rasool and Ittehad e Ummat conference).
Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, Sahibzada Noor ul Haq Qadri and Sunni and Shia Islamic scholars spoke at the conference held in Islamabad on Saturday.
Sunni Shia Islamic unity and brotherhood witnessed
Qadri stressed forging unity among the ranks of Muslims to jointly work for progress and prosperity of the country to frustrate the conspiracies of anti-Islamic forces.
While chairing the conference, he further said that without unity and harmony among the various sections of the society, Pakistan cannot move forward on the path of progress and development.
The minister said the conspiracies of destabilizing Pakistan have already been frustrated. He vowed government would not allow anybody to fan hatred in the name of religion in Pakistan.
He said Muslims can overcome their problems by strictly following the teachings of the holy prophet (PBUH).
Meanwhile, Shia Ulema Council general secretary Allama Arif Hussain Wahidi called for promoting brotherhood among the Muslims.
Sunni Mufti Gulzar Naeemi underlined affection with the last prophet Muhammad (PBUH) as the most preliminary obligation of a Muslim.
He stressed forging unity among the Muslims for achieving prosperity.
Dr Raghib Hussain Naeemi emphasised upon all to strictly avoid hatred and sectarianism.
Maulana Ziaullah Shah Bukhari, Mufti Gulzar Naeemi and others also attended the conference.
Furthermore, the speakers stressed implementation of Paigham-e-Pakistan initiative as the most suitable tool to deal with intolerance in the society.
They urged to encourage the people belonging to different walks of life towards constructive activities to realise the dream of building a tolerant society.