Speakers at a seminar on Friday eulogized Pakistan Army for its efforts to eradicate terrorism in order to safeguard territorial integrity of Pakistan and make it a peaceful country to live in.
The Paigham-e-Pakistan seminar organized by Aalmi Idara Tanzeem-ul-Islam at the Gujranwala Chamber of Commerce and Industry also stressed the need to counter violent extremism from the society by highlighting various aspects of the menace, its stages and counter strategies. The speakers suggested ways for peace building and countering extremism by discussing contemporary challenges facing the country and their solutions.
Sahibzada Rafiq Ahmed Mujaddadi presided over the ceremony while MNA Sahibzada Syed Iftikhar-ul-Hasan Shah was the chief guest on the occasion.
Prominent among those who spoke at the seminar were renowned religious scholar and Director General Auqaf Department Punjab Dr Tahir Raza Bukhari, analyst Orya Maqbool Jan, AJK former religious affairs minister Sahibzada Hamid Raza, Qari Sadaqat Ali Shah, Pakistan Shariat Council Secretary General Maulana Zahidur Rashdi, Allama Amjad Jafri from Jamia Jafaria Gujranwala, Markazi Jamiat Ahle Hadith Coordinator Allama Tariq Yazdani, Bain ul Mazahib Amman Committee Chairman Saleem Zahid, Sajjad Mir and Director National Commission for Justice and Peace Fr Emmanuel Yousaf Mani.