Parvez Elahi calls for promoting religious harmony
Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Parvez Elahi has said that we should be talking about love, affection, tolerance and religious harmony in our places of worship.
He expressed these views while talking to the media on the occasion of inauguration of a new mosque in the Punjab Assembly on Friday. Parliamentary leaders of all parties and representatives were also present on the occasion.
Ch Parvez Elahi said that legislation business is continuing with mutual cooperation in the people’s welfare, new committees are also being constituted besides improving working of the standing committees which would work for the welfare, well-being and progress of the people and submit recommendations to the government which would produce good results, all have their own political points of views but in the House all members are together for the welfare of the people. He said that he had also invited Chief Minister Punjab Usman Buzdar but he could not come because of his engagements.
The veteran politician said that former MPA Raees Mahboob had contributed Rs 1.14 crore, MPA Sh Allauddin Rs 25 lakhs and besides them all other MPAs and staff members had also financially helped in the construction of the mosque.
Parvez Elahi said that Secretary Punjab Assembly Mohammad Khan Bhatti and Secretary C&W Capt (r) Asad worked hard day and night for the construction of this beautiful mosque.
When media people asked Opposition Leader Hamza Shehbaz whether he would like to say something, he said that whatever Mr Speaker has said is enough.
On this occasion, Deputy Speaker Dost Mohammad Mazari, Law Minister Mohammad Basharat Raja, MPAs Maulana Ilyas Chinioti, Samiullah Khan, Hassan Murtaza, former MPA Raees Mahboob, Secretary Assembly Mohammad Khan Bhatti and Secretary C&W Capt (r) Asad were also present.