Commissioner Urges Religious Scholars To Maintain Religious Harmony

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Commissioner urges religious scholars to maintain religious harmony

Commissioner Capt (Retd) Saif Anjum Tuesday called upon religious scholars to play their role in maintaining peace and harmony during the holy month of Muharram.

RAWALPINDI, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 11th Sep, 2018 ) :Commissioner Capt (Retd) Saif Anjum Tuesday called upon religious scholars to play their role in maintaining peace and harmony during the holy month of Muharram.

He said this while presiding over a meeting of the Peace committee at divisional level here.

The Commissioner said security arrangements for Muharram were underway and security in the entire division would be beefed up to maintain law and order during Muharram.

He said a foolproof plan would be evolved to monitor security arrangements during processions and public gatherings.

He said load shedding and a cleanliness plan along procession routes would be worked out, adding that feedback and suggestions would also be obtained from citizens to improve the arrangements.

'Maintaining religious harmony is a religious obligation for religious scholars and "Sectarian unity is the need of the hour," he added.

He said security arrangements by the police could only be successful with the cooperation of Ulema and civil society.

He said administrations of all tehsils of the district had been directed to ensure cleanliness along the procession routes.

On the occasion, Ulema assured the commissioner of their full cooperation to maintain peace and law and order situation at their respective areas.

The meeting was attended by MNA Fauzia Behram,Deputy Commissionersof Attock,Jehlum,Chakwal,Rawalpindi, traders representatives and Ulemabelonging to different sects.

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