PM approves deferring utility bills of mosques, other places of worship

Aizbah KhanWeb Editor

20th Apr, 2020. 09:28 pm
PM approves deferring utility bills of mosques, other places of worship

Prime Minister Imran Khan has approved to deffer utility bills of mosques, madrassas and other places of worship in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

According to the details, Islamic clerics demanded the Prime minister to defer the utility bills of all mosques, imambargahs, madrassas and other places of worship.

Earlier a delegation of religious scholars said that they fully support the lockdown strategy of Prime Minister Imran Khan in the wake of Novel coronavirus.

The delegation included Pir Aminul Hasanat Shah, Pir Shams-ul-Amin, Pir Naqib-ur-Rehman, Maulana Mohammad Hanif Jalandhari, Maulana Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi, Maulana Hamidul Haq Haqqani, Hafiz Ghulam Mohammad Sialvi, Allama Raja Nasir Abbas, Sahibzada Pir Sultan Fayyaz Hussain, Mufti Maulana Syed Charagh Din Shah and Maulana Ziaullah Shah called on Prime minister Imran Khan in Islamabad.

Governor Sindh Imran Ismail, Mufti Munib-ur-Rehman, Mufti Taqi Usmani and Allama Shehenshah Hussain Naqvihave also joined the meeting  via video link.

Minister for Federal Education Shafqat Mahmood, Minister for Religious Affairs Noor ul Haq Qadri, Assistant Special Information Minister Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan, Chairman Council of Islamic Ideology Dr Qibla Ayaz and others were also present in the meeting.

The religious scholars of all schools of thoughts supported the the prime minister’s stance about COVID-19 lockdown and called it a realistic and necessary approach as per the ground realities.

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