Addressing an All-Pakistan Lawyers Convention here in Lahore on Thursday, PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that in the fight for justice for the oppressed, both PTI and PPP will stand with him on his right and left, whereas Jamat-e-Islami, MWM, PML-Q and other political parties will also be part of caravan for justice. He said that we have been greatly encouraged by expression of solidarity by the legal fraternity on the issue of justice for the martyrs of Model Town massacre.
With the grace of Allah Almighty, Minhaj-ul-Quran Women League organized a gathering of Martyrs’ Conference Held under the supervision of President MWL Rana Khan. The proceedings of the programme got underway with recitation from the Holy Quran by Sana Shafiq. Sister Rabia Awan translated the Quranic verses. Sister Shama Baseer recited Hamd and Sabra recited Qaseeda Burda Sharif in a moving voice that moved hearts.
A five-point resolution, moved by senior lawyer Rai Bashir Ahmad, was unanimously adopted in All-Pakistan Lawyers Convention. Today’s Lawyers Convention demands that after Najafi Commission report has held Shehbaz Sharif and Rana Sanaullah directly responsible for Model Town massacre, they should step down immediately and surrender themselves to law. The Chief Minister is on record as having stated that if a finger was pointed at him, he would immediately resign from his position.
Once again after October 2016 Rohingya is facing a massacre, but this time at a far greater scale from the Myanmar state. According to UN’s special rapporteur nearly 90,000 Rohingyans have already escaped to Bangladesh. Thousands of more are making their way across the Naf river in extremely dangerous conditions arriving at the borders of Bangladesh completely exhausted and traumatised; having not eaten for days and surviving on rain or ground water.
Minhaj Interfaith and Welfare Foundation carried out various welfare activities in this blessed month to fulfill the needs of the poor and the destitute. MIWF team visited the sick patients at various hospitals on occasion of Milad. Visiting the sick patients is a great act of virtue as pointed in the below hadith and many other traditions.