LAHORE- Thousands gathered at Bahria Town mosque in Lahore as Imam-e-Kaaba Sheikh Khalid Al Ghamidi headed Friday prayers today. Sheikh Ghamidi gave a lecture after leading the call for prayer.

“Islam teaches peace,” he said in his sermon. “Enemies are propagating against Islam.” 

“Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) treated non-believers with respect and gave them their rights,” he urged Muslims. The Imam also emphasized on seeking knowledge and acquiring an education.

Thousands rushed to catch a glimpse of the Imam at the Grand Mosque, the largest in Pakistan.