SIALKOT,Oct 13 (APP)-Defence Minister Khawaja Muhammad Asif has stressed upon the Muslims to forge unity among their ranks for the supremacy of Islam and defeating threats to Islam.
The supreme sacrifice rendered by Hazarat Imam Hussain (Razi Allah Taala Anho),grandson of Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) for upholding truth,justice and real values of Islam must always be a source of enlightenment,he said.
Talking to media here after reviewing the arrangements of Muharram procession on Wednesday,he said,”We could overcome our problems by following the golden teachings of Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) and by observing the guidance given by Holy Quran”,he said.
The Defence Minister underscored the need of moulding our lives in accordance with the tenets of Islam and called for collective efforts for weeding out the misconceptions against Islam.
“Islam is a religion of brotherhood,tolerance and peace.It is against brutalities and terrorism,and teaches respect for religions evenly”,he said.
Asif appealed to people to demonstrate unity,brotherhood and prove to be true Muslims for correcting image of Islam and its believers.
Meanwhile,Ashura,the 10th of Muharram was observed with reverence and devotion in Sialkot.Strict security arrangements were made by District Administration for maintaining law and order.Police,volunteers and special police contingents escorted all processions for maintaining law and order in the district.