President urges Ulema to perform role in character building of nation

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Islamabad : President Dr Arif Alvi has urged the Ulema to perform their role in character building of the nation and educate people about the protection of the rights of women and minorities.

Talking to the Minister for Religious Affairs Nurul Haq Qadri in Islamabad, he said the mosque has a vital role in spreading the teachings of Islam regarding social issues.

The President said the Ministry of Religious Affairs has an important role in promoting interfaith harmony among religions and sects.

He said the formation of Rehmatul lil Aalameen Authority is a good step and would help in spreading knowledge about the life of Prophet Muhammad Sallalaho Alyehe Wassallum and in character building of the nation.

He called on Ulema to highlight the teachings of Islam on different important social issues.