ISLAMABAD, April 12 (APP):Imam-e-Kaaba Sheikh Dr Abdullah Awad Al-Juhany Friday said youth is an effective force of Muslim countries having potential to bring positive changes in the society.
Addressing a seminar titled ‘Youth and Contemporary Challenges, he advised youth not to get befooled by the miscreant elements misleading them.
The Imam-e-Kaaba said the world can be heaven by following Islam. Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him)’s invitation for preaching Islam is blessing for everyone, he added.
He said the youth is the central force of Islam’s propagation and Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) gave special attention on the training of youth.
He said, the stories of messengers of Allah Almighty are in the Holy Quran to guide people about the right path, selected by Him for the virtuous people.
He also recited the verses of Holy Quran and quoted Hadiths relating to the youth and advised to take guidelines from Ulema in the routine life and avoid following untracked people.
Minister for Religious Affairs Pir Noor-Ul-Haq Qadari, on this occasion, said youth’s grooming and training was the focus of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace be Upon Him).
He said in present circumstances, this most important segment of society is being ignored which needs special attention.
He asked the people to follow the injunctions of the religion of Islam and deliver the message of love, peace, harmony, brotherhood and tolerance to the masses.
Qadri urged the religious scholars to promote Islam in its actual sense in the society so that people can bring discipline in their lives.
Saudi Ambassador to Pakistan Nawaf Saeed Bin Al Malki said the youth is backbone of Islamic countries and requires special attention of the governments.
He said Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has also given special attention on the grooming of the youth.
He said it is imperative in current situation to save youth from the ideological conflict and to address this important factor properly.
Saudi Arabia has established special center with the cost of 100 million dollars to cope with this menace.
Opposition leader in the Senate Raja Zafar-ul-Haq, while addressing the seminar, advocated the need of strengthening the youth from ideological perspective to amicably tackle the issue of Islamphobia.
Council of Islamic Ideology Chairman Dr Qibla Ayaz said it is a good omen that the youth is heading in right direction as the nation has expected from them.
He said Paigham-e-Pakistan is the document of these initiatives which is in line with the Constitution and objective resolution.