Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Interfaith Harmony Hafiz Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi says peace and political stability are important for the country’s economic growth
LAHORE, (UrduPoint/Pakistan Point News – November 12, 2022): Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Interfaith Harmony Hafiz Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi said peace and political stability are important for the country’s economic growth.
Addressing a press conference here on Saturday, Ashrafi said the Saudi Crown Prince is coming for a visit to Pakistan and he welcomes his visit, adding that as directed by Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif, the Pakistani nation and scholars of all schools of thought would welcome it.
He said that all agreements between Pakistan and Saudi Arabia would be respected.
Ashrafi said he welcomes the government’s withdrawal of the appeal against Riba and that he will help the government in any way possible to eliminate Riba.
He mentioned that the government is determined to put an end to the usury system in the country, adding that they want to bring this system on a path such that it will be eliminated from the country as soon as possible.
He said that all the country’s economic problems would be solved.
The government itself is trying to rehabilitate flood victims, adding “We must also play a role”. Ashrafi said, “As the winter season has arrived, all political and religious parties in the country should come forward to help the flood victims. “We call on all religious, political and media parties to play their part for the rehabilitation of those affected by the floods,” he added.
He said that Arshad Sharif is the martyr of the entire Pakistani nation, attempts are being made to politicize his death, adding that if anyone has evidence regarding Arshad’s murder, they should go to the Supreme Court.