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Govt determined to protect Islamic laws: Farogh Naseem
July 11, 2019

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Law Minister Barrister Farogh Naseem says government is determined to protect the Islamic laws, including finality of prophethood (PBUH).

Addressing Wahdat-e-Ummat conference in Islamabad this afternoon, he said whole cabinet including prime minister and the government will protect the Islamic laws.

The Minister said Islam and Pakistan are intertwined with each other and Pakistan came into being on the basis of two-nation theory.

Farogh Naseem said Ulema can play an important role in eradication of ochlocracy.

The Minister said we can work for development of the country by staying together.

Addressing the conference, Minister for Religious Affairs said the government is working on a project to streamline the Madaris under the Ministry of Education. He said the government will supervise these institutions as per vision of the Prime Minister.

All possible facilities are being provided to the Hajj Pilgrims. He said 25000 to 65000 rupees will be returned to Hajj pilgrims.

Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Dr Noor-ul-Haq Qadri said inclusion of Pakistan in Road to Makkah project is a revolutionary step of Saudi Arabia. He said Saudi Arabia has always gone extra mile in cooperating with Pakistan and facilitating its pilgrims. He said both the countries share common views on regional and international matters.

The Minister lauded Saudi Arabia for making excellent arrangements for about three million intending pilgrims visiting the Holy land from across the globe.

He also emphasized on highlighting common things among Muslims to forge unity and brotherhood.