Islamabad: The Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC), Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi, reiterated that Protection of Al-Harmain Al-Sharifain and Al-Aqsa is part of our faith. He said peace can’t be achieved until and unless issues of Palestine and Kashmir to be solved according to the resolution and promised made by United Nations. PUC chairman express these view while addressing a Friday sermon at Eidgah Sharif Rawalpindi. He said that Muslim Ummah is standing right behind the oppressed Muslims of Syria, Iraq, Kashmir and Palestine.
Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi said that US administration has put world peace on stake by relocating US embassy to Jerusalem. He also asserted that Islam and Muslims have no linkage with extremism and terrorism adding that leadership of world have to take action against elements and perpetrators making havoc on account of extremism and terrorism. Hafiz Tahir Ashrafi also urged on leadership of Muslim Ummah to get united to contain the conspiracies of the enemies of Islam and Muslims. Lauding services of Saudi government for pilgrims, Hafiz Tahir Ashrafi stated that Saudi government has never restraint pilgrims from visiting Saudi Arabia on account of sectarian differences or any such other reason. Elements making baseless propaganda against Saudi government aims at dividing Muslim Ummah and fanning confrontation within Muslim world.
On the call of Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi chairman Pakistan Ulema Council chairman (PUC), “Youm-e-Tahafuz-e-Harmain Al-Sharifain, Al-Aqsa” was observed across the country to show the solidarity with the people of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Palestine.
Religious scholars and clerics while addressing Friday sermons and congregations stated that Masjid-e-Al-Aqsa and Harmain Al-Sharifain are centers of Muslim unity. The clerics also urged on leadership of Muslim world to resolve prevailing differences within Arab and Muslim countries with mutual collaboration and bilateral talks. Foreign interference in affairs of Muslim World and elements supporting extremism and terrorism in Muslim countries have weaken the case of Palestinian cause, said clerics adding that world leadership and specifically UNO playing very hypocrite role on Israeli aggression and for supporters of Houti rebel tribes who use to make ballistic missile attacks on soil of Saudi Arabia.
On this occasion, resolutions also adopted at Friday sermons, which resolved to support people of Saudi Arabia and Saudi government against missile attacks of Houti rebel tribes. The clerics while addressing Friday congregations in mosques associated with Wafaq-ul-Masajid Pakistan also demanded of Islamic Summit to devise a unanimous mechanism for protection of Harmain Al-Sharifain and Al-Aqsa.
The clerics also announced to reject the decisin of US Administration for relocation of US Embassy in Jerusalem stating that world leadership and world organizations playing dubious and hypocrite role on prevailing atrocities for innocent people of Palestine and Kashmir. Notable representatives of Pakistan Ulema Council addressed in major mosques all over Pakistan to mark Youme Tahafuz e Harmain Al Sharifain Al-Aqsa to express solidarity with oppressed Muslims of Palestine.
Among notable scholars include Maulana Ayub Safdar addressed in Gujranwala, Maulana Abdul Karim Nadeem in Rahim Yar Khan, Allan Abdul Haq Mujahid in Multan, Maulana Abdul Hameed Watto in Qila Deedar Singh, Maluala Asad Ullah Farooq in Lahore, Maulana Asghar Khosa in DG Khan, Mian Rashid Munir in Sialkot, Sahibza Hamza Tahirul Hassan in Faisalabad, Maulana Abu Bakar Hamza in Chakwal, Mufti Umar Farooq in Multan, Maulana Tanvir Ahmed Bahawalpur, Maulana Azam Farooqi in Karachi, Maulana Abdul Ghaffar Hijazi, Maulana Ahmed Makki in Muzaffar Garh, Maulana Ahmed Nadeem, Maulana Kalim Ullah Muhawia in Nankana.