ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi on Wednesday known as for training cherished rules of Islam which known as upon everybody to follow one’s personal faith with out interfering in different’s religions.
Training such rules ensures political, social, cultural, authorized and spiritual freedoms for the followers of all religions, respecting and defending their locations of worship and permitting followers of all religions to wish of their worship locations, he added.
The President expressed these views whereas addressing the opening session of the Worldwide Inter-Religion Peace Convention, titled “Respect for Humanity and its Significance” within the Federal Capital.
Chairman Inter-Religion Council for Peace and Concord, Maulana Syed Muhammad Abdul Khabeer Azad, and Founding father of the Neighborhood of Sant’ Egidio, Prof Dr Andrea Ricardi, additionally addressed the session, whereas Secretary Common of the Muslim World League, Muhammad bin Abdul-Karim Al-Issa, addressed the event by way of a recorded video message.
The Convention was attended by the nationwide and worldwide students of various religions, and folks from totally different walks of life.
The President mentioned that each one the religions of the world preached peace, safety and concord in society however sadly, followers of various religions overlook and neglect these teachings and resort to warfare on the idea of vested pursuits, nationalism, racism, land, assets or politics.
He mentioned that it was the responsibility of the Islamic society to guard the spiritual locations of different religions, present safety and respect to their spiritual leaders and provides equal rights to them below the regulation. He added that Muslim societies had been accountable to guard the honour, dignity, life and properties of followers of all different religions.
The President mentioned that faith was wrongly labelled as the explanation for warfare as many of the wars fought within the current historical past had been by these international locations which had the data, training and data, had been developed however nonetheless they fought amongst themselves and with the others on the idea of their hegemonic designs and self-serving vested pursuits.
The President mentioned that human beings study extra from making observations from what was occurring in actuality round them and fewer from the historical past and tutorial debates and in the identical method international locations and nations don’t study from their previous errors of waging mindless wars however repeat the identical mistake many times like USA and USSR invaded Vietnam and Afghanistan and realized a bitter lesson, however quickly forgot and invaded once more in Afghanistan and Ukraine.
Equally, he added, that jews went by way of harrowing expertise of Holocaust however the identical jews who had been victims of holocaust forgot their expertise and are perpetrating cruelty and inhuman remedy on Palestinians.
The President condemned the abhorrent act of burning and desecration of the Holy Quran in Sweden and urged upon worldwide group to take discover of this heinous act and take all mandatory measures to offer justice and put in place a mechanism to stop re-happening of such surprising acts in future.
He emphasised that spiritual sentiments of followers of all religions have to be revered and safeguarded and nobody needs to be allowed to harm and insult spiritual sentiments of the followers of different religions within the garb of freedom of expression. He added that hate speech, speech inciting violence, selling racism and bigotry needs to be curbed and discouraged in any respect boards.
The President known as for ending discrimination within the remedy of refugees, saying that they shouldn’t be discriminated on the idea of their color, race, faith, or place of birth. He mentioned that Pakistan hosted 4 million Afghan refugees for 4 many years with out discrimination and imposing circumstances, and the world wanted to study from Pakistan’s generosity and experiences.
Prof Dr Andrea Ricardi, talking on the event, appreciated Pakistan’s internet hosting of the Afghan refugees. He mentioned that dialogues amongst communities had been important for selling peace and concord, including that totally different religions wanted to coexist peacefully.
He mentioned that minorities had a proper to their identification because it strengthened the foundations of a nation. He mentioned that dialogue needs to be promoted in any respect ranges of society and totally different religions ought to compete on selling good and the welfare of humanity.
He mentioned that warfare was the mom of poverty, and religions may assist scale back wars, conflicts, and hatred on this planet. Secretary Common of the Muslim World League in his video message known as for establishing worldwide society based mostly on mutual coexistence, love and humanity.
He mentioned that behind the nice range in religions and spiritual beliefs lay the knowledge of Allah Almighty and the individuals wanted to study this knowledge and reside in peace and concord collectively regardless of their variations and variety of views.
He mentioned that totally different spiritual communities wanted to return collectively and maintain dialogue on the commonalities amongst them as an alternative of selling hatred and variations.
Maulana Abdul Khabeer Azad on the event known as for establishing worldwide legal guidelines stopping hate speech.He mentioned that the world had develop into a world village and folks with totally different views wanted to study to reside collectively peacefully.
He mentioned that Pakistan had been a flag-bearer of affection, tolerance, hospitality, and had fought in opposition to terrorism and spiritual extremism. He mentioned that Pakistani spiritual students had issued a unanimous spiritual decree in opposition to suicide assaults, terrorism and extremism.
Earlier, the President distributed awards among the many representatives of various religions for his or her efforts in direction of the promotion of peace, concord and respect for humanity.