LAHORE - Secretary General Jamiat Ulma-e-Pakistan (JUP) Allama Zawar Bahadur said that over 150 members of both the national and provincial assemblies were holding fake degrees and deceiving the nation. Addressing a seminar to pay rich tribute to Allama Shabbir Hashmi organised by JUP at Lahore Press Club on Sunday, he condemned the silence of rulers on the issue of blasphemous caricatures displayed on a social network website Facebook, adding that the rulers were mum over the ongoing situation due to their vested interested. Paying rich tribute to Allama Shabbir for his services to promote Islam, he said that he (Allama Shabbir) always worked for the unity of religious parties and we should follow him for enforcement of Shariah in the country. Criticising the statement of PPP information secretary Fouzia Wahab, he said that the woman is without knowledge of Sharia and even of politics. Leader of Jamaat-e-Islami Fareed Pracha on this occasion said that unity of Muslims across the world was the need of the hour. He said that aliens countries including the US wanted to destabilise Pakistan. We should join hands to save our motherland, he urged. Allama Raghib Naeemi, son of a renowned religious scholar Maulana Dr Sarfraz Naeemi said that Allama Shabbir was true Muslim and he always stick to the truth while ignoring the pressures of rulers. The seminar was presided by Syed Zeeshan-ul-Mujtaba, while Allam Raza-e-Mustafa, Malik Bashir Ahmad Nizami, Allam Naseer Ahmad and Allam Ahmad Yar were also present on the occasion.