IQNA

10:58 - October 07, 2012
News ID: 2427014
Importance of dissemination of genuine teachings of Islam was investigated at a forum held earlier this week in Punjab Province.
According to IQNA’s branch in South Asia, Makhzan-ul-Uloom Seminary in Multan city hosted the program on October 3 organized by by Tehrik-e-Jafaria, Pakistan (TJP).
Speaking at the program, Allameh Seyyed Sajid Ali Naqvi, head of TJP and Chief of Shia Ulema Council in Pakistan, talked about the effective role of seminaries in promotion of a society.
He said that through getting the people acquainted with Islamic and Quranic teachings and conveying the message of Islam, the schools and preachers can safeguard the society from disappointment and eradicate ignorance.
A number of scholars, intellectuals, religious preachers and officials of seminaries, Islamic centers and institutes as well as seminary students attended the program.
The Tehrik-e-Jafaria, Pakistan (TJP) (Shia Movement), also called Tehrik-e-Islami is a Shia political party in Pakistan. It was established in 1979 with the name Tehrik-e-Nafaz-e-Fiqah-e-Jafaria (Shia-law implementation movement) as result of enforcement of controversial Islamic laws and politicization and discrimination against Shias in Pakistan Army and Civil Service.
The main objective of this party is to protect Shia Muslims’ rights and give them a voice in Parliament.

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