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November 30, 2019

World leaders urged to ensure law on holy books’ sanctity


November 30, 2019

LAHORE:Religious scholars while demonstrating peaceful protests here against desecration of Holy Quran in Norway demanded the world leadership ensure legislation on sanctity of heavenly religions and heavenly scriptures.

On the call of Pakistan Ulema Council, peaceful protests were staged all over country in which religious scholars while addressing Friday congregations eulogised dignity of Holy Quran stating that Islam is religion of peace and harmony.

Quran is the last holy book which commands for oneness of Allah Almighty, peace, justice and harmony in society, they said, adding that Islamic teachings educate respect and honour for prophets and all the heavenly scriptures.

They lauded Norwegian government for arresting the evil spirit who attempted to desecrate the Holy Quran in Norway and resolve of Norwegian government to ensure legislation for sanctity of heavenly religions.

They demanded UNO and OIC ensure legislation for sanctity of heavenly religions and holy books.

Pakistan Ulema Council leaders highlighted dignity of Holy Quran, praised formation of World Peace Council which has been constituted to promote interfaith dialogue and interfaith harmony at world level.

On the other side, Christian community from Pakistan also announced condemning the blasphemy act in Norway tomorrow (Sunday) in churches all over Pakistan to express solidarity with Muslims.

LWMC head office: A delegation of officers on special training course at National Institute of Management, Karachi, visited Lahore Waste Management Company (LWMC) head office here on Friday.

Delegates were led by Chief Instructor Akram Ali Khwaja. The objective of their visit was to get briefing about modern waste management practices in Lahore by Lahore Waste Management Company.

LWMC Managing Director Rao Imtiaz briefed the delegation about the ongoing cleanliness operations across the provincial capital. The delegates visited LWMC’s state-of-the-art video wall monitoring control room. They were briefed about Lahore Waste Management Company live monitoring and tracking system.

The delegation acknowledged the efforts and system made by LWMC in maintaining Lahore clean. Contracts extended: Over 238 employees from scale 1 to 15 of Punjab Institute of Neuro Sciences got extension in their contract for another period of one year.

According to a press release the institute’s administration has issued office orders in this regard. All these employees have expressed their satisfaction and happiness and praised the administration of Punjab Institute of Neuro Science (PINS) for saving they from tension and they would also work with more zeal and fervor in response to this favor.

Executive Director PINS Prof Dr Khalid Mahmood said that keeping in view the neuro diseases; this institution had great significance not only in Punjab or Pakistan but in the region.

He said for the purpose of providing best medical services to patients and their families it was vital that administration and employees should be on the same page. He assured that those contract employees completing 3 years’ term would soon hear the good news of regularization of services.