Protection of Islam Act a historic step towards Riyast-i-Madina: Basharat


Punjab Minister for Law, Parliamentary Affairs and Social Welfare Raja Basharat in a special message on the approval of the Punjab Tahaffaz-i-Bunyad-i-Islam Bill 2020, said that this law is an important step towards Prime Minister Imran Khan’s vision of the state of Madina.
He congratulated the people after the approval of the bill in the assembly and said that the law would stop insulting the holy personalities of all religions forever and would help in eradicating sectarianism and religious hatred. Raja Basharat said, “Respect for all religions, including Islam, is vital part of our Constitution.
With the approval of this law, the Constitution of Pakistan has become stronger, he added. He paid homage to Punjab CM, PA speaker, members of the Assembly, Information secretary and concerned officers on this historic legislation and said that in the future in curriculum or other books, no one would dare to commit plesphamy of the Holy Prophet, the great companions, the Ahle Bait, Umhat-ul-Momineen and the holy figures of other religions.
“Insha Allah this law will be a source of forgiveness for all concerned including me.” Raja Basharat said that on Wednesday Punjab Assembly had passed two more important bills of public interest i.e. the Ravi Urban Development Authority Bill, which will be a new milestone in the development of Lahore. “The passage of the third bill, the Punjab Cooperatives Societies Amendment Bill, would solve a number of issues related to the land of farmers and ordinary citizens,” he added.

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