Muslims across the Pakistan, Middle East and the world over, observed Jumat-ul Wida (last Friday) of the holy month of Ramazan. Police and security agencies ensured strict security measures at all mosques for the Friday prayers. Police and law enforcers extensively patrolled the sensitive areas to avert any untoward incident. Mosque administrations had made special arrangements to accommodate the extraordinary number of worshippers outside the mosques. Jumat-ul-Wida has a special significance since it is a prelude to the end of holy month of Ramzan. Special prayers were offered for the prosperity of and solidarity among the Muslims as well as unity of the Ummah.
Also Protection Day for Harmain-e-Sharifain and Majid-e-Al-Aqsa’ will be observed on Jumat-ul-Wida July 1st, 2016 all over world. In all mosques of the country affiliated with Wafaq-ul-Masajid Pakistan, resolutions will be approved in Friday sermons for security and protection of Har-main-e-Sharifain, for the cause of Masjid-e-Al-Aqsa and for oppressed Muslims of Islamic World.
While seminars, rallies and conferences will also be arranged in different parts of the country to express solidarity for Oppressed Muslims of Islamic World and for the protection of Harmain-e-Sharifain and for the cause of Masjid-e-Aqsa.
Addressing a Press Conference at Jamia Darul-Uloom Hanfia, Lahore, Chairman Pakistan Ulema Council and President Wafaq-ul-Masajid Pakistan Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi said that conspiracies are being hatched constantly against Islamic world particularly against Pakistan and Saudi Arabia to destabilize Islamic countries. He said that terrorists organizations like Daesh are carrying out war-like situations in Islamic Countries to accomplish their vested interests and agendas.
Amidst this scenario, Pakistan Ulema Council has announced to observe ‘Protection Day for Harmain-e-Sharifain and Masjid-e-Al-Aqsa’ to express solidarity for oppressed Muslims of Islamic World, and to eliminate menace of terrorism, extremism and sectarian violence with sole objective to get start momentum for the unity of Muslim Ummah.
Leadership of Pakistan Ulema Council Including Secretary General Pakistan Ulema Council Sahibzada Zahid Mehmood Qasmi,Maulana Asad Farooq, Maulana Ayub Safdar, and Hafiz Muhammad Amjad also addressed at the conference and appealed Ulemas, Scholars and Imams of the country to observe ‘Protection Day for Harmain-e-Sharifain and Masjid-e-Al-Aqsa’ by giving explicit message to the enemies of Islam that any country of Islamic world will not be allowed to turn into Syria and Iraq. The soil of Harmain-e-Sharifain and Masjid-e-Al-Aqsa is very dear to every Muslim of the world and Muslim Ummah will not compromise for peace, security, defense and sanctity of these Holy mosques.
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