ISLAMABAD, Oct 31 (APP): Terming the US Secretary of State
Hillary Clinton’s visit to Pakistan as successful, several ulema have hoped that
it would help promote goodwill friendship for US among the Pakistani masses.
They expressed these views during a meeting with Chairman
Tehrik-e-Akhuwat-e-Islami (TAI), Allama Inayat Ali Shakir here Saturday at his
residence, the organization said in a press release.
The Ulema said that US Secretary of State’s visit to
religious and spiritual places gave a positive message about Islam and Pakistan.
Talking to the ulema, Allama Inayat Ali Shakir said that
basic purpose of the visit was to reach out to the people of Pakistan and remove
misunderstandings about the US.
He hoped the visit would have positive impact on Pak-US
ties and said that it helped remove misgivings regarding Kerry Lugar bill.
He felicitated US Secretary of State on and also applauded
the endeavors of Ambassador Ann W. Peterson and Political Councilor Mr. Bryan D
The TAI chairman said the visit reflected President Barrack
Obama’s postive approach towards relations with Muslim world and towards. He
said there was need to promote interfaith harmony to foil nefarious designs of
He also said people have taken a sigh of relief after Swat
operation and Waziristan operation would also yield positive results.