LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar on Tuesday said that utmost reverence and respect of Hazrat Muhammad (Salla Allahu Alaihe Wa Aaalehee Wa Ashabihee Wasallam) Khatam-un-Nabiyeen was the part of faith of all Muslims around the world.
“Any act of disrespecting Hazrat Muhammad (Salla Allahu Alaihe Wa Aaalihee Washabihee Wasallam) Khatam-un-Nabiyeen, in the garb of freedom of expression, will not be tolerated,” he said while addressing a news conference in Lahore.
He announced to start 500 million rupees worth ‘Rehmat ul Alameen’ scholarship program in the province.
The Punjab chief minister condemned the incidents of making of caricatures and demanded from the United Nations and Organisation of Islamic Cooperation to ensure ban against any such act of disrespecting of any prophet across the world.
He said every year ‘Rehmat ul Alameen Week’ would be observed in which speeches on Seerat un Nabi (SAWW), Naat Khawani and other events would be held for highlighting different aspects of life of the Holy Prophet Muhammed (SAWW).