Karachi—Special Assistant to Chief Minister Sindh on Auqaf and Religious Affairs, Dr. Abdul Qayoom Soomro, visited Masjid Abul Fazal Hyderabad.
During his visit, he directed Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner, DIG and SSP Hyderabad to immediately demolish 10 shops in the premises of the Mosque, said a statement issued here on Thursday. This he said while speaking to a gathering of religious scholars present on the occasion.
He observed that Mosques are purely for the sake of worship and prayers of God, hence, any kind of encroachments that cause hindrances around Mosques are strictly intolerable.
Dr. Abdul Qayoom said that the department of Auqaf and religious Affairs is there to promote peace harmony and cordial atmosphere among the followers of all sects and religions of the province.