ISLAMABAD: President Mamnoon Hussain Monday said that Muslims around the world should work with unity and mutual harmony to counter propaganda against Islam and Muslims for which the platform of Muslim World League (MWL) was appropriate.
The President said this while talking to Dr Abdullah Bin Abdul Mohsin Al-Turki, Secretary General Muslim World League (MWL) who called on him along with a delegation at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, here.
Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and National Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousuf and Minister of State for Religious Affairs and National Harmony Pir Muhammad Amin-ul-Hasnat were also present on the occasion, said a press release.
The President stated that there could be difference of opinion in Islam but no one was allowed to impose one’s views on others. In this regard, Muslim World League can play a positive role to create harmony amongst the Muslims, he said.
He said that around 60,000 Pakistanis have been martyred due to terrorism in Pakistan and emphasized that the country was working earnestly to eliminate this scourge.
He underscored that there was a need to adopt other means as well along with force to end terrorism so that people are stopped from getting inclined toward extremism.
President Mamnoon said that Muslim countries should enhance mutual cooperation in the fields of trade, education and particularly in science and technology so that attainment of progress and prosperity in the Muslim world could be possible.
Dr Abdullah Bin Abdul Mohsin Al-Turki, Secretary General Muslim World League while seconding the views of the President said that MWL was endeavouring to end extremism and ignorance.
Associated Press of Pakistan