Religious scholars urged to educate youths on terrorism

LAHORE:26 April: Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General Dr Yusuf Ahmed Al-Asmeen has said that religious scholars should take the responsibility to educate Muslim youths against the menace of terrorism and extremism. Unity of Muslim Ummah is sole and ultimate panacea to resolve confronting issues of the Islamic world. In a meeting with Pakistan Ulema Council Chairman Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi here Thursday, Dr Yusuf Ahmed Al-Asmeen stated that the OIC in recent years has initiated scores of undertakings to eradicate the menace of terrorism and extremism from the Muslim world. He lauded efforts and struggle of Pakistan Ulema Council for defeating the menace of terrorism and extremism from Pakistan and the Muslim world. He also praised the services of Pakistan armed forces in defeating the terrorists and extremists. Dr Yusuf Ahmed appreciated the services of Hafiz Tahir Ashrafi and Pakistan Ulema Council in highlighting the moderate message of Islam to contain the propaganda of extremist and terrorist organisations. He elaborated that OIC had conferred Peace Award on Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi as acknowledgment for his unflinching role in eradicating the menace of terrorism and extremism from Pakistan and Muslim world. Speaking on this occasion, Hafiz Tahir Ashrafi thanked OIC Secretary General for Peace Award.The news.

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