Hazrat Fatima (AS) a role model for Muslim women: Speakers

RAWALPINDI: Speakers at a conference stressed on Muslim women to follow teachings of Harzat Fatima (AS) for achieving success in this world and the hereafter.

They said the daughter of Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) was a role model for the entire womenfolk.

Addressing the 36th annual conference organized by Markazi Imam Hussain Council in connection with birth anniversary of Hazrat Fatima (AS), they said she led a simple life and following her footprints was a beacon light for women.

They said Hazrat Fatima (AS) was a devoted daughter, mother and wife and played an important role in the propagation of Islam.

Among others, Chairman Marakazi Imam Hussain Council Dr Ghazanfar Mehdi, Allama Sheikh Muhammad Nawaz Irfani, Chairman Pakistan Green Task Force Dr Jamal Nasir, Allama Azmat Ali Sultan, former parliamentarians Aasia Chaudhry, Rukkia Shah Bibi, Syeda Kanwal Raza Rizvi, Nusrat Zaidi and a large number of Ulema and Mashaikh from
different schools of thought spoke on the occasion and highlighted various aspects of the life of Hazrat Fatima (AS).

The conference adopted a unanimous resolution demanding that wheat subsidy, being given since 1972 in Gilgit-Baltistan, be restored to facilitate the common man.

They underlined the need to promote culture of harmony among various sects in the country to ensure peaceful co-existence in the country.

They also condemned attack on anchorperson Hamid Mir, demanding early arrest of the culprits.