PR No.228 Islamabad

President Mamnoon Hussain has said that Muslims around the world should work with unity and mutual harmony to counter propaganda against Islam and Muslims adding in this regard platform of Muslim World League (MWL) is 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, Islamabad on Monday. Federal Minister for Religious Affairs & National Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousuf and Minister of State for Religious Affairs & National Harmony Pir Muhammad Amin-ul-Hasnat were also present on the occasion.

The President stated that there can be difference of opinion in Islam but no one is allowed to impose one’s views on others adding in this regard Muslim World League can play a positive role to create harmony amongst the Muslims. The President said that sixty thousand Pakistanis have been martyred due to terrorism in Pakistan and emphasized that the country is working earnestly to eliminate this scourge. The President underscored that there is a need to adopt other means as well along with force to end terrorism so that people are stopped from getting inclined toward extremism.

The President 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 stated that MWL is endeavouring to end extremism and ignorance.