President urges unity among Muslim states to counter negative propaganda against Islam

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TASHKENT, Uzbekistan, June 23 (APP): President Mamnoon Hussain
Thursday stressed unity among Muslim countries to counter the negative propaganda against Islam.

“I am a great supporter of Islamic countries that can discourage those who unnecessarily malign Muslims,” the President told media during his visit to the Hazrat Imam Complex in old Sibzar district of Tashkent.

The President said being united could help the Muslim states overcome their numerous challenges.

He lauded the vision of Uzbek President Islam Karimov who had brought development and prosperity to his people.

The President took tour of various sections of the Hazrat Imam Complex, that comprises architectural monuments including the
madrasah of Barak-Khan, Tilla Sheikh Mosque, mausoleum of the Saint
Abu Bakr Kaffal Shashi and the Islamic Institute of Imam al-Bukhari.

President Mamnoon also witnessed the world’s famous Quran of
Caliph Uthman written in eighth century that has been preserved at
the Complex.

The President also visited the Amir Temur Museum which has a
collection of more than 3,000 exhibits depicting the ancient history
of Uzbekistan.

He evinced keen interest in the historic relating to the life and activity of Amir Temur including his manuscripts, weapons, old clothes, utensils, and coins.