AJK President, Ulema vow to highlight importance of coronavirus vaccine

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Our Correspondent
Muzaffarabad

The Federal Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony on Wednesday convened a conference at the Aiwan-e-Sadr, Islamabad, which was attended by governors of different provinces, AJK President, and the leading Ulema and Mushaikhs from all four provinces, AJK and Gilgit Baltistan to seek their cooperation for creating awareness among the masses about the Covid-19 vaccination program.

President, Dr. Arif Alvi chaired the conference while Ulema and Mushaikhah from Punjab, Sindh, KP, Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, and AJK participated via video link.

AJK President, Sardar Masood Khan, and the Ulema attended the conference from Aiwan-e- Sadr Muzaffarabad.

Before the conference, President Sardar Masood Khan in a message said that the process of vaccination against coronavirus in AJK is being completed expeditiously and so far more than two lakh citizens have been vaccinated, which is eight percent of the population.

He said that the coronavirus positivity rate in Azad Kashmir has dropped from the highest peak of 20 percent to 6.52 percent and the time is not far when we will get rid of this pandemic completely.

He said that the exemplary unity and solidarity showed by the ulema and religious scholars in AJK, who put aside their petty differences and shouldered the state, was a shining example of national unity and solidarity.

Representing the Ulema and Mashaikhs of AJK, Secretary Religious Affairs Dr. Idrees Abbasi, prominent religious scholar and Member Islamic Ideology Council, Mufti Kifayat Hussain Naqvi, and Maulana Altaf Hussain Saifi said that by the grace of Almighty Allah, the coronavirus pandemic in Pakistan and AJK is declining.