Rawalpindi - Chairman International Institution Sufism, Dr Ghazanfer Mehdi has said that life and work of Hazrat Shah Humdan and other Sufi saints need to be conveyed to new generation and a policy must be constituted to spread Sufism. He expressed these views at Shah Humdan Literary Conference organised by Rawalpindi Arts Council in collaboration with International Shah Humdan Association on Wednesday. He said that due to arrival of Hazrat Shah Humdan in Kashmir, bloodshed in Gilgit and Baltistan came to an end and peace was established. Renowned historian Dr Riaz Ahmed said that it was great honour for Pakistan to organise International Shah Humdan Conference in 1995 at Tajikistan which was presided over by Tajik President Emomali Rahmon. Renowned intellectual Dr Allama Hussain Ahmed said that literary work of Hazrat Shah Humdan has been preserved in British library and Pakistan government needs to get published his literature.

Syed Ali Moosvi said that Islam spread in Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan due to efforts of Hazrat Shah Humdan.  Chairman International Human Rights, Dr Shahid Amin said that Shah Humdan was the guardian of basic human rights. Arshad Aziz presented a resolution for elimination of terrorism and sectarianism and called for promotion of Sufism.