Islam is a religion of peace and tolerance: Pasroori

Hafiz Muhammad Aziz-ur-Rehman

HAFIZABAD: Rana Shafiq-ur-Rehman Pasroori Deputy Secretary MMA and Additional Secretary Markazi Jamiat Ahle Hadith has stressed the need for promoting culture of tolerance as Islam was religion of peace and tolerance.

Addressing press conference here he said that there was no room in Islam for terrorism and extremism. He said that it was unfortunate that terrorists killed Muslims on the fair name of Islam which was absolutely against the teachings of Islam. He said that main purpose of reviving Muttahida Majlis-i-Amal was to create interfaith harmony among different sects to create peaceful atmosphere to make the country strong and prosperous and also to bring pious, honest and sincere workers to power to steer the country out of the prevalent crises. He regretted that leg pulling, use of foul language and casting aspersion on opponents by some political leaders which must be stopped to save the country from uncertainty, chaos and anarchy. Replying to yet another question that MMA would make seat adjustment with like-minded political parties.

He further said that all institutions should work within their domain to ensure pleasant atmosphere. Replying to yet another question he hoped that general elections would surely be held on time but added that it could not be said that it could not be held impartially or otherwise as kings party is being established by some hidden hands.