Sufi scholars always laid stress on following Islam: CJP

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From Correspondent

LAHORE: Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Mian Saqib Nisar yesterday said that sufi scholars had always emphasised on following Islam in its true spirit.

He said this while talking to the media persons after performing the inaugural ceremony of the 975th annual Urs of Hazrat Ali bin Usman Al-Hajveri, popularly known as Hazrat Data Ganj Bakhsh (RA) here at Data Darbar.

He said, “Islam gives a message to serve people and to create facilities for them”. The CJP said there were a number of things in the country which needed to be corrected and “We have to express our love for the country by discharging our duties honestly”. He said, “I feel as now Pakistan is heading forward and if collective efforts will be made with sincerity, the country will soon achieve the goal of development”.

He congratulated the organizers for making good arrangements for today’s ceremony. The CJP appealed to the people to contribute for Dams wholeheartedly as construction of dams was very much necessary and he prayed to Allah Almighty for success in this regard.

Later, Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Noorul Haq Qadri while talking to the media said, “The Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) has always laid stress on peace and brotherhood”.

He said that teachings of Sufi scholars needed to be followed in letter and spirit, adding all of us have to play due role for the progress and prosperity of the country.

The minister said that Hazrat Data Ganj Bakhsh (RA) played a remarkable role for the spread of Islam.


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