ISLAMABAD: Special conferences and other events are being arranged today all over Pakistan to pay respect to the last messenger whose life and teachings are beacon of light for mankind on the occaison of Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi.
Prime Minister Imran Khan spoke to the participants of International Conference held here under the auspices of Ministry of Religious Affairs and Inter-Faith Harmony on the theme State of Madina and concept of modern Islamic Welfare State – in the light of teachings of Holy Prophet (PBUH). Religious personalities, Ulemas, Mashaikh and scholars from all over Pakistan and various Islamic countries converged here for the conference.
Prime Minister said Pakistan, Malaysia and Turkey had decided to jointly create films depicting great Islamic leaders in order to familiarize our population with our great history. He said injustice leads to ending of merit that plays a key role in decline of any society. The Prime Minister said those who plundered the wealth of the nation deserve no right to be spared. He said no NRO or other relaxations can be given to corrupt people.
Prime Minister Imran Khan held the compassion was for poor and downtrodden segments of society and not for powerful and corrupt people. Imran Khan said it was state’s responsibility to look after the weaker segments. PM held that for a state to function effectively, it needs revenues in the form of taxes to run the affairs efficiently.
He said people have also the responsibility to play their due share in uplift of society. He urged the Ulema to guide the government how to the country on the basis of Islamic principles. PM held that Pakistan would emerge as a great nation by following the principles of state of Madina.
Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Noor-ul-Haq Qadri speaking on the occasion held that the Holy Prophet (PBUH) brought justice, knowledge and enlightenment in the society that was trapped in darkness, ignorance and injustice.