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Tahir Ashrafi responded to Shirin Mazari’s letter

Prime Minister’s Special Representative for Interfaith Harmony and the Middle East by Maulana Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi. Photo: APP

ISLAMABAD: Responding to former human rights minister Letter from Shirin Mazari about the “abuse” of the blasphemy law at the UN special speakers, religious scholar Maulana Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi on Wednesday said no one should have the right to abuse the law in the country.

In a video message, Ashrafi categorically stated: “Abuse of blasphemy will not be allowed by law on the basis of personal and political grievances against anyone at any price.”

He said that he had already sure of it in his earlier media speak after discussion issue in detail with Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif, Justice Minister Azam Nazir Tarar and Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah.

Ashrafi – who is an also chairman of Ulema Council of Pakistan – invited Mazar to raise the issue, if any, to national forums like court of law, Muttahid Ulema Council (MUB) and Council of Preservation of Islamic Ideology (CII) in view in sensitivity of subject as international drive against blasphemy law was already in progress.

He said that the blasphemy cases filed people against PTI leadership to be determined in in light of The Qur’an and Sunnah and the Constitution when they enter the MUB and CII through the courts.

Mourning Mazar’s letter, he said that it help provide a platform for international conspirators for propaganda in an attempt to weaken the existing law.

Ashrafi expressed his hope that PTI management and Shirin Mazari would withdraw from it as it is not in in national interest.

Ashrafi said it’s a collective responsibility of both the treasury and the opposition benches in in parliament to keep it alive and further strengthen it.

He said when PTI was in powerit was also his position is to refrain from any kind of of malicious campaigns against this law.

Chairman of Ulema Council of Pakistan said instead of seeking national institutions, Mazar launched international drive against blasphemy law that was not passed in Any way.

Ashrafi assured national and international stakeholders that neither abuse of The blasphemy law happened in in last two years and will not in in future and cases concerning the law of blasphemy will be heard on price.

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