Unity, religious harmony and the message of Pakistan is the need of the hour and thus the religious scholars of all sects in Pakistan are united at one platform and will not allow any conspiracy and tactic of the enemy in creating chaos and sectarianism in the country to succeed, the Chairman Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee (of Pakistan Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad, Khateeb of Lahore’s famous Badshahi Mosque, said in a press conference here at Peshawar Press Club on Wednesday.
He was flanked by eminent religious scholars representing different sects and thanked the media persons and as well as stressed the need for religious harmony and peace within the country coupled with the desire to strengthen the country.Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee would meet on 13th april, Peshawar to sight the Ramazan moon. The meeting would be presided by the committee’s Chairman Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad.
The press conference was organized to strengthen religious harmony, unity, and promote tolerance in the country. The Majlis Ulema-e-Pakistan chairman said the objective of holding a meeting of Ruet-e-Hilal Comittee in peshawar is to take all the stakeholders for uni vocal announcements of moon sighting of Ramazan-ul-Mubarak and subsequently celebrating Eid-ul-Fiter, as government desires to make mutually accepted decision about crescent moon of Ramadan and Eid to give unified message of national unity.
Responding to a question about observance of COVID SOPs (standard operating procedure) issued by the government, he said Mosques and Imambargahs play an effective and important role in implementing precautionary measures and creating awareness among masses to reduce adverse impacts of current wave.
He said the Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee of Pakistan in the important matters of sighting of moon and religious importance will coordinate and seek technical know-how of Ministry of Science and Technology, Sparco and ministry of Religious affairs.
He further added, “We will not allow any conspiracy and tactic of the enemy to succeed. Those elements who want to create chaos and sectarianism in the country at the behest of enemies will get nothing but failure and disgrace.