President urges Ulema to play role in sensitizing mother-child health

President urges Ulema to play role in sensitizing mother-child health
APP26-15 KARACHI: August 15 - President Dr Arif Alvi in a meeting with a delegation led by Chairman Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman at Governor House. APP Photo by Saeed Qureshi

KARACHI, Aug 15 (APP): President Dr Arif Alvi Saturday urged Ulema to play their role in sensitizing the people regarding mother and child health.

He was talking to a delegation of Ulema led by Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rahman at the Governor House. Maulana Rehan Amjad Nomani, Mufti Nazir Jan, Maulana Sabir Noorani and Mufti Abid Mubarak were also present in the meeting, a press release said.

The president also urged them to educate people about women’s inheritance rights according to the injunctions of Islam.

The delegation appreciated the role of the president and the government for creating inter-sects and inter-faith harmony and for taking Ulema on board on all matters of importance especially during COVID-19.

They expressed their gratitude for opening the mosques during Ramazan with standard operating procedures (SOPs.)