Published On: Fri, Dec 27th, 2013
Published in Category: Islamabad

IIUI to launch centre for research on scientific aspects of Quran, Sunnah

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Islamabad: Every word of Quran is a miracle and the holy book is an immense source of eternal success, International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) would soon commence work on a centre for research on scientific aspects of Quran and Sunnah.

This was said by President IIUI Dr. Ahmed Yousif Al-Draiweesh being chief guest during a lecture on “Quran and Science” held at Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU).

Key speaker of the lecture, Judge Federal Shariat Court Justice Shehzado Shaikh, Vice Chancellor AIOU Nazir Ahmed Sangi and prominent scholars were also present in the lecture.

Dr. Al-Draiweesh said Quran must be read in the light of Sunnah and IIUI would keep striving for work on this important subject. He also invited Justice Shehzado Sheikh to head the centre for research on scientific aspects of Quran and Sunnah, at IIUI.

He urged the participants to work for the cause of promoting knowledge while terming it an ultimate source of maintaining a welfare and peaceful society.

Justice Shaikh said Quran is complete knowledge which reveals the secrets of science and various other subjects but for its proper comprehension we must utilize the ability of observation.

He said Islam is the pioneer of scientific research and now Muslims should uphold the past prestige of their religion by working for revealing the secrets of universe in the light of Quran. He also discussed Big Bang theory and Expanding theory of universe in detail.

Nazir Sangi said Quran is the text which reveals realities and we should observe new advancements in the light of Holy book which would open new horizons for eternal success.

He also paid thanks to President IIUI for providing Arabic language books to AIOU while saying that mutual cooperation among both universities would help in raising the standards of higher education.