Joint Declaration of Ulema Convention held under Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif

Lahore, January 06, 2018 (PPI-OT):An Ulema Convention organized by the Punjab government held at Aiwan-e-Iqbal under Chief Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif in which respected religious personalities of Pakistan from all schools of thought participated. In the declaration after the convention it was stated that the role of ulema and esteemed religious personalities in the creation and solidarity of Pakistan is a bright chapter of our history. The current situation in the country requires that ulema, religious scholars and spiritual personalities continue their basic and vital role for the unity, solidarity and religious harmony in the country and the overall law and order situation.

We assure the whole nation through the Punjab government that ulema are well aware of requirements and needs of the defence of the country, and religious harmony and national solidarity and we are standing united along with the whole nation for this purpose. The declaration stated that the belief in the finality of the Prophethood (PBUH) and everlasting love for Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is the foundation of our religious identity, survival of all of us and the national solidarity.

The unshakable belief in the finality of the Prophethood (PBUH) is inevitable basic part of our religion and this is also the part of belief of 21 crore people of Pakistan. The current parliament and the government are ready all the time to defend this belief. The country is passing through a critical situation and we resolve to strengthen the country with patience, determination and wisdom to make it a peaceful place. We pray to Allah Almighty to defend our country and make our efforts to create unity in the Muslim fruitful.

For more information, contact:
Directorate General Public Relations, Punjab (DGPR)
Government of the Punjab
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