Elahi strongly condemns sacrilege of Holy Quran in Sweden
Pakistani origin American businessman and leader of the Democratic Party Tahir Javed met with the Chief Minister Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi at CM Office. Tahir Javed while appreciating the exemplary steps of CM Parvez Elahi being taken for the well-being of the people of Punjab in a short tenure stated that under the able leadership of CM Parvez Elahi the Punjab government undertook five years work in just five months.
Tahir Javed acknowledged that CM Parvez Elahi has set a new example of rendering public service likewise his previous tenure.
Tahir Javed stated that declaring Punjab and American State California a ‘’Sister State” is a milestone step of CM Parvez Elahi and congratulated CM Parvez Elahi from the bottom of his heart. CM while talking on the occasion said that the agreement to declare Punjab and California a ‘’Sister State’’ will promote trade, economic and business relations between Punjab and California.CM highlighted that bilateral trade will enhance between Punjab and American State California adding that relations in education, health, information technology, environment and culture sectors will also be promoted.
CM maintained that this agreement will further augment bilateral relations between Punjab and California.CM lauded the Pakistani people residing in America for vigorously helping the flood- affectees and praised the philanthropists for generously giving their donations in the CM Flood Relief Fund.
CM apprised that the Punjab government utilized the donated amount for the rehabilitation and settlement of the flood- affectees in a transparent manner.
Meanwhile, outgoing Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Parvez Elahi strongly condemned on Sunday the desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden.
Elahi condemned everything and said the following: “It is the worst and most reprehensible conduct to desecrate the Holy Quran. Such occurrences have no place in a civilized society. Since no one could ever imagine the holy book being desecrated.”
Continuing to express his views in this regard, he said, “Respecting the Holy Quran is an integral part of every Muslim’s faith. Such an incident is extremely unbearable in the name of freedom of expression.”