President Alvi urges ulema to educate people about coronavirus

By: Sabah News      Published: 08:41 PM, 9 Apr, 2020
President Alvi urges ulema to educate people about coronavirus
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President Dr Arif Alvi has urged the ulema to play their role in creating awareness about the preventive measures against Coronavirus.

A delegation of Council of Islamic Ideology (CII), led by its Chairman, Dr Qibla Ayaz, held a meeting with President Dr Arif Alvi on Thursday.

The meeting discussed the existing situation arising out of Corona Pandemic. The ulema gave various suggestions to deal with the situation. The meeting urged the people to resort to Almighty Allah to seek His blessing by offering two rakat Salat-e-Tauba tomorrow.

The ulema advised the people to seek forgiveness and repentance in individual prayers at their homes, which could help save the humanity from the current catastrophe.

It was also decided that Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, Pir Noorul Haq Qadri, would deliver Jumma Khutba at the Aiwan-e-Sadr Friday and hold a prayer to seek Allah’s forgiveness after Jumma prayer, with extremely limited gathering and preventive measures will be ensured. It would be telecast live.

The meeting was also attended by Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, Pir Noorul Haq Qadri, Secretary, Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination, Dr Tauqeer Ahmad Qureshi, Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Yousaf Naseem Khokhar, and a number of Ulema.