People are urged to pray at home
LAHORE: Pakistan’s Ulama Council (PUC) and Pakistan’s Darul Afta have announced observing Shab-e-West as ‘Shab-e-Toba’ to seek forgiveness from Allah SWT. Pakistan’s Ulema Council also urges people to stay home and say private prayers at home to ask forgiveness from Allah on the eve of Shab-e-West.
The Pakistan Ulema Council and Pakistan’s Darul Afta also appealed to the public not to conduct meetings ahead of Shab-e-West inside the mosque and offer individual prayers to apologize on this auspicious night. In joint statements of the leadership of the Pakistan Ulema Council and Darul Afta Pakistan including Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi, Maulana Abdul Karim Nadeem, Allama Abdul Haq Mujahid, Maulana Muhammad Rafiq Jaami, Maulana Asad Zikriya Qasmi, Maulana Asadullah Farooq, Maulana Ayub Safdar Shahadah Jamm Hassan , Qari Asmatullah Muhavia, Maulana Shakeel Qasmi and Maulana Abubakar Sabri stated that Shab-e-Barat is an elevated night of blessing to seek forgiveness from Allah SWT.
PMA: Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) welcomes the Islamabad High Court for the restoration of the Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC) and closes its headquarters in Islamabad immediately.
In a statement here on Tuesday, PMA Secretary General Dr. SM Qaisar Sajjad said the association had raised its voice for PMDC recovery since its closure. “We also demand the recovery of PMDC employees who were fired. Today is a historic day for the medical fraternity and employees of the regulatory body. We congratulate employees on their recovery. We ask all stakeholders to continue their efforts to make PMDC autonomous, independent, transparent and eager to maintain medical education standards in the country, “he added.