Addressing a mega public gathering of millions in the history of Pakistan at historic Minar-e-Pakistan under slogan “Save State, not Politics”, Shaykh-ul-Islam has demanded that electoral system must be in accordance with the clauses of the Constitution by January 10, otherwise they would march towards Islamabad.
Muhammad Rafiq Habib Al-Azhari, a graduate of Minhaj University Lahore, and Vice Principal (Academic) College of Shariah and Islamic Sciences, Minhaj University has recently received his PhD Degree from the Al-Maktoum College of Higher Education Dundee, University of Aberdeen, Scotland UK.
Pir Pagara, Syed Shah Mardan Shah II, a seasoned politician and the spiritual leader of the Hur Jamaat, passed away in London on Tuesday 10th January 2012. He was 83 years old.
Speaking to a large audience which consisted of mainly learned scholars, teachers, heads of departments including Vice Chancellor of Grand Al Azhar University, Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri said ”Without believing in the authority of all Hadith books (especially Sihah Sitta), we cannot understand, reject or challenge the authenticity of Hadith Books other than Bukhari and Muslims. Those who do so are actually misguided people. He said that the status of Hadith-in-Sahih and Daeef has been wrongly interpreted in the last century. It makes no difference to the status of Hadith weather it is mentioned in Bukhari or Muslims or not.
Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has felicitated the Muslims around the world on the advent of the holy month of Rabi-ul-Awwal. He said in his message that the Rabi-ul-Awwal is a holy month and the Muslims must seek Allah’s blessings in this month by strengthening their relationship with the Holy Prophet (S.A.W). He said that the love for the beloved Prophet (S.A.W) can provide anchor against the forces of radicalism and terrorism. He said that Islam stands for peace, harmony and welfare of humanity. “We can find solution to the diverse problems facing the modern civilization by taking a leaf from the life of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W),” he said.
The Centre for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution (CRDC) at George Mason University, Washington D.C. along with Institute for Middle East Studies at the Marmara University, Istanbul organized and hosted the international 3-day conference in Istanbul, Turkey. The conference started on 30th November 2011 and concluded on 2nd December 2011.