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November 25, 2019

Desecration of Holy Quran in Norway widely condemned

Lahore

November 25, 2019

LAHORE :RELIGIOUS scholars belonging to all schools of thought on Sunday strongly condemned desecration of the Holy Quran incident in Norway and demanded legislation at United Nations (UN) level for the respect of all the divine religions and scared books as extremists are never representatives of any religion. Unanimous condemnations were made by the all religions in Pakistan from the platform of Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC) in a press conference held in Lahore Press Club. They demanded the Norwegian government and European Union take action against the persons responsible for this act. The press conference was addressed by PUC Chairman Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi and others. They demanded the government raise the issue at intentional fora and initiate dialogue on interfaith harmony and peace among the religions. They demanded the Norwegian government tell the world about the actions they had taken against the culprit and also release the arrested Muslim youth who stopped the person from the desecration. They praised the government for taking up the issue with Norwegian government diplomatically.

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