The conference is being held at Jinnah Convention Centre under the auspices of Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony.
Topic of the conference is "finality of Prophethood and responsibilities of Muslims in light of the teachings of the Holy Prophet (PBUH).
It is the 43rd conference aimed at promoting religious harmony, tolerance, brotherhood and equality, respect for humanity, non-violence, unity, reconciliation and culture of dialogue, Radio Pakistan reported.
The prime minister hailed the efforts of the organisers of the conference, which will continue for two days. President Arif Alvi will attend the closing session.
Emphasising on the study the life of the Prophet (PBUH), the premier said that government had directed the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to establish chairs in three universities for conducting research on the Prophet's life.
The people, who are unable to understand the Prophet's life, have now become guardians of Islam, he said.
"We should examine what it was that the Prophet did, that later led to the defeats of super powers at the hands of Muslims," Dawn new quoted the prime minister.
People, including Hindus, Sikhs and from other religions, visit the shrines of the great Muslim personalities to pay homage.
He said that Pakistan took up the matter pertaining to the blasphemous caricatures in the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation platform.
Later, he said, the European Union also admitted that freedom of expression could be not be used as a pretext for blasphemy.
He said Pakistan will lead an international campaign for a declaration to curb the defamation of religions, stating that Ahmer Bilal Sufi has been appointed to contact various countries in order to woo them to sign the declaration.
Islamic scholars, from Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Iran, Iraq, Egypt, Afghanistan, Syria, Morocco, and the United Kingdom are attending the session.
Ulema are shedding light on various aspects of the life and teachings of the Holy Prophet (PBUH).
Cash awards and certificates are also being given to 53 authors, whose books or articles were selected after a due process, in nine categories. These categories are Seerat and Naat Books in Urdu, English, Arabic, and regional languages of Pakistan.
KARACHI - Following are the foreign currency exchange rates for US Dollar, Saudi Riyal, UK Pound Sterling, U.A.E. Dirham, European Euro, and other foreign currencies in Pakistan open market on January 27, 2023 (Friday).
Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 07:00 AM)
|UK Pound Sterling||GBP||311||314|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD||29.52||29.87|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD||148.33||149.53|
KARACHI – The price of a single tola of 24-karat gold in Pakistan is Rs197,900 on Friday. The price of 10 grams of 24k gold was recorded at Rs168,000.
Likewise, 10 grams of 22k gold were being traded for Rs150,300 while a single tola of 22-karat gold was being sold at Rs 173,200.
Note: The gold rate in Pakistan is fluctuating according to the international market so the price is never been fixed. The below rates are provided by local gold markets and Sarafa Markets of different cities.
|Lahore||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Karachi||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Islamabad||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Peshawar||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Quetta||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Sialkot||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Attock||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Gujranwala||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Jehlum||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Multan||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Bahawalpur||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Gujrat||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Nawabshah||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Chakwal||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Hyderabad||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Nowshehra||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Sargodha||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Faisalabad||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|
|Mirpur||PKR 197,900||PKR 2,100|