Principles of Islam protect rights of each segment in a society, this was said by Professor Dr. Muhammad Masoom Yasinzai, Rector, International Islamic University Islamabad during the concluding ceremony of a one day International Conference on “Social Protection; Practices, Experiences and Way Forward.
Focusing on the theme of the conference “Universal & Life-Course Social Protection as Way Forward” Dr. Masoom Yasinzai highlighted the scope of social Protection in the third world countries, IIUI Rector urged to adopt the golden principles of Islam. He also referred to the pain and misery of people facing flood in Pakistan.
On this occasion Dr. Masoom shared the golden principles of Islam and stressed that Islam protects rights of each segment of a society.
He congratulated Chairman, Sociology Department, Dr. Akhlaq Ahmad Social Protection Resource Center (SPRC) Islamabad for organizing this international conference and also thanked UNICEF, Pakistan for supporting the event.
Earlier the inaugural session was presided over by Professor Dr. Ayaz Afsar, Vice President (Academics), IIUI, who appreciated the efforts by the department of sociology and organizing team.
He emphasized the importance of social Protection and its role in Pakistan in particular. Dr. Ayaz also stressed that this conference is the need of the hour and it’s the time for academia and practitioners to sit together and work jointly to overcome the challenges of the era.