LAHORE - JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Saturday said that the secular lobby had proposed the changes in affidavit on finality of the prophethood in the Election Act 2017.

But, he said while addressing a Khatm-e-Nabuwwat Conference at Badshahi Mosque, the conspiracy was immediately exposed, resulting restoration of declaration in original shape.

“No one can dare to change the law on finality of the prophet in our presence in the parliament,” said the head of his own faction of JUI.

The International Khatm-e-Nabuwwat Movement in collaboration with management of Badshahi Mosque organised the event which was attended and addressed by the scholars of all Islamic schools of thought. The prominent among the speakers were JI’s Liaquat Baloch, Qari Zawar Bahadar, Hafiz Abdur Raheem and others. Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad, the imam of Badshahi Mosque, was the moderator. A good number of the people attended the event which remained continue till the filing of the report.

Maulana Fazl said the scholars who terms religion and state two different things were  secular and knew nothing about Islam. He said the religious scholars should join hand with each other to spread the message of unity among the Muslims of the country. “You cannot expect Islamic law be enforced from those sitting in the Parliament. Religious parties and Islamic scholar should be united for the enforcement of Shriah,” he said.

Saying the foreign lobby was behind the division of Shia-Sunni in Muslim world and especially in Pakistan, the JUI-F chief stressed for shunning sectarianism and call for unity among the ranks of the believers of different school of thoughts. He said the solution of all the problems lied in the teachings of Islam. The conference adopted different resolutions calling for imposition of Islamic law and end to interest based economy. It was stated that the united efforts will be made for the establishment of a peaceful society in the country. The conspiracies to bring any change in laws related to finality of the prophet hood will be strictly resisted, it said. The conference condemned terrorism and violence, stating the menace has no link with Islam. The conference appreciated role of Pakistan Army in war against terrorism. It also hailed the Islamabad High Court directions on petition against attempt to change the declaration regarding finality of the prophet-hood in Election Act 2017.