ISLAMABAD, July 15 (APP): Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Senator Pervaiz Rashid has said that Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) will make Pakistan as per vision of the Quaid-e-Azam where there will be no discrimination on the basis of religion, sect, language and region.
He was addressing a function held on the occasion of signing
an agreement between PML-N and Shia Ulema Council, Azad Jammu and Kashmir for supporting the PML-N in July 21 Legislative Assembly elections.
The minister said that “we are all Muslims and following
the same religion.”
He said he opposed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government for allocation of Rs 300 million for a religious seminary and Imran Khan threatened to sue him.
Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Political Affairs Dr
Asif Kirmani, Shia Ulema Council Allama Zahid Naqvi, Hafiz Kifayat Naqvi, PML-N leader Pir Ali Raza Bukhari, deputy mayor Islamabad Riffat Javed, Zeeshan Naqvi, Arshad Ghazi were also present on the occasion.
The MOU signed on the occasion called for making AJK base
camp for resolution of Kashmir dispute under the light of United Nations Resolutions, formation of Kashmir policy after consultations with Kashmiri leadership, including AJK in China-Pak Economic Corridor, payment of royalty to AJK on power projects and giving it exemption from load-shedding.
The information minister while thanking the Shia Ulema
Council, said that the PML-N wants a Pakistan where there
was no discrimination on the basis of religion, sect, language,
colour, and region as all residents were Pakistani.
He said Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif had named his two
sons ‘Hassan’ and ‘Hussein’ due to special affection for the
family of Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH).
He said that discrimination on the basis of religion
and sect was against the teachings of Quaid-e-Azam and
He said “all should strive for revival of Quaid-e-Azam’s
Pakistan so that we could share happiness , griefs and
“All Pakistanis have equal rights, and we want Pakistan
where all posts are available on merit and eligibility”,he
Dr Asif Kirmani said that during Gilgit-Baltistan
elections, the PML-N did not form any alliance with any
party but after the elections, gave representation to all
schools of thought as this was the vision of the Quaid-e-Azam and this was the vision of Nawaz Sharif.
Speaking on the occasion, Allama Zahid Naqvi said
that Pakistan was created on the basis of an ideology and
his party has always worked for sectarian harmony.
He said that PML-N has played important role in
development of the country and expressed the hope that
AJK leadership will follow the footsteps of Nawaz Sharif
in this regard and set an example of good governance and
Allama Zahid said his party has special affection for Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif like their elders. His party will always support Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif’s party.