Published On: Wed, Oct 16th, 2019
Published in Category: Islamabad

Interfaith harmony is need of the hour: President

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ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi says interfaith harmony is need of the hour and all positive steps in this regard should be appreciated.

Addressing the National Interfaith Peace Conference in Islamabad on Tuesday, he said Islam has always stressed upon the formation of peaceful society.

The President said Prime Minister Imran Khan has assured the world to protect minorities’ rights on the pattern of welfare State of Medina which is a great promise.

He said Pakistan has hosted more than 3.5 million Afghan refugees and this type of examples should be followed by western countries in giving space to immigrants.

Dr. Arif Alvi also appreciated the role of Pope in denouncing the western countries’ behavior towards immigrants.

Speaking on the occasion, Minister for Religious Affairs Dr. Noorul Haq Qadri said the constitution of Pakistan guarantees minority rights.

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