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Nation is one when it comes to Holy Quran, tweets PM Shehbaz Sharif

Nation is one when it comes to Holy Quran, tweets PM Shehbaz Sharif
July 7, 2023 Web Desk

ISLAMABAD (92 News) - Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has said that the nation is one when it comes to the Holy Quran.

In his tweet on the Yaum-e-Taqaddus-e-Quran on Friday, he said that the Muslim Ummah is worried about the Sweden tragedy.

"To express our feelings and emotions about the desecration of the Holy Quran at the hands of an unlucky person, we will all protest nationwide today under the banner of Yaum-e-Taqaddus-e-Quran after Friday prayers. Pakistani Muslims belonging to all schools of thought carrying the flag of the sanctity of the Holy Quran will record their peaceful protest today," he added.

PM Shehbaz Sharif said that the Holy Quran is in their heart. "Holy Quran is not only recitation for us but a guideline for living," he declared.

APP adds: In a telephone conversation with Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Hissein Ibrahim Taha, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif urged the OIC to chalk out a coordinated and comprehensive strategy, aimed at raising global awareness about its perspective and building legal and political deterrence against rising incidents of anti-Muslim hatred and Islamophobia.

He appreciated the OIC chief’s role in articulating Muslim Ummah’s concerns and demands about the Islamophobic trends and incidents.

Welcoming the convening of an urgent debate at the Geneva-based Human Rights Council on the issue, Prime Minister Shehbaz further underscored that the OIC must raise the issue with the UN Secretary-General and at other relevant forums and bodies within the UN system.

The OIC secretary-general echoed Pakistan’s condemnation and concerns about the despicable incidents of the public desecration of the Holy Quran. He reaffirmed the OIC’s firm commitment to tackle the contemporary scourge of Islamophobia.

The secretary-general lauded Pakistan’s leading role in OIC deliberations in general and on this issue in particular.