By our correspondent
Speakers at a moot on Wednesday condemned the propaganda against the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 and demands the international community not to drag games into politics.
The Council of Islamic Ideology organised the confernce at its office where Dr. Ikram-ul- Haq (Secretary, Council of Islamic Ideology), Bishop Nazir Alam (Bishop of Pakistan), Mufti Imran (Representative Jamiat Ulema Islam-F), Ms. Reema Shaukat (director Pak- Afghan Youth Forum), Abrar Hussian (Former Ambassador and Vice Chairman Institute of Policy Studies), Allama Tehmeed Jan Al- Azhari, Ghulam Murtaza (Director Peace and Education Foundation), and Dr. Qari Abdul Rasheed (Member Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, Balochistan Chapter) spoke to the event.
Speakers said that being a leading country of the region and global community, Pakistan supports the legitimate right of China to host the Beijing Olympics 2022.
The event also denounced the propaganda against the Beijing Olympics 2022 and we believe that religious, cultural ceremonies and games not be dragged into political games.
Moot’s participants also strongly condemned the deadly attacks on Chinese engineers and workers in Pakistan and appreciated China’s efforts for making sure the availability of vaccines across the world and we support this humane act.
Former ambassador Abrar Hussian said that after hosting Winter 2022 Olympics Beijing will become the first city in the world to have hosted the Olympics two times.
Dr. Ikram-ul- Haq said that Islam encourages sports and sports is an important tool for Diplomacy.
Bishop Nazir Alam said that sports can help in creating harmony among different faiths and we Christian community of Pakistan will support the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022.
Mufti Imran said that the Religious community will work side by side with the government and we wish good prayers for the Beijing Winter Olympics 2022.
Reema Shaukat stressed that sports are the cornerstone of Pak-China friendship.
Allama Tehmeed Jan Al- Azhari said that we appreciate the humane behavior of China towards the world in making sure the availability of vaccines.
Ghulam Murtaza said that Beijing Winter Olympics 2022 will strengthen Pak-China relations and will end racial and ethnic discrimination.
Dr. Qari Abdul Rasheed (Member Ruet-e-Hilal Committee, Balochistan Chapter) was of the view that the prosperity of China is as important as Pakistan for us.
The moot also jointly passed the declaration that religious leaders from Pakistan, China, and South Asia will work for the progress and development of the region.
They also agreed that religious leaders from diverse faith groups from Pakistan, China, and South Asia will also promote religious ties among the people across regions.