Peshawar: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information and Public Relations and Culture, Mian Iftikhar Hussain has said that Hazrat Essa, Alaih-e-Salam (A.S.) was great prophet of Allah Almighty by birth who advocated the selfless services of humanity and philosophy of non-violence, love and brother-hood. If we acted upon His teachings in letter and spirit, we could easily get rid of the menace of terrorism and militancy, he added.
This, he stated, while addressing the Merry Christmas at Nishtar Hall, Peshawar on Saturday night. Besides others, the function was also attended by Minority MPA Asif Batti, Bishop Peshawar Hamri Sarfraz Peter, Secretary Culture Azmat Hanif Orakzai, Vice President ANP Peshawar City Gulshan Batti and Christian community in large number.
The minister said that Hazrat Essa A.S. was not the prophet of only Christian community but He was much more respectable for us as we believe on all the prophets of Allah and Their teachings were cradle for us. He added that He through his miracle not only proved the oneness of Allah Almighty but also served the entire humanity.
He maintained that Allah Almighty had given power to Hazrat Essa A.S. to make the dead alive side by side the miracle of cure of fatal diseases of blindness and cancer. He made treatment of these diseases at that time which had no cure in the present modern age. He also through His miracle re-alive the son of Hazrat Nooh A.S. who was died few thousand years ago for proving the oneness of Allah Almighty to the people.
Mian Iftikhar continued that our great leader Bacha Khan and his followers also believe on the philosophy of non-violence, love, peace and brother-hood and hate violence. He reiterated that the society would be purged of the menace of terrorism and militancy by following the philosophy of non-violence, love and peace. He declared that the Jehad against terrorism would continue till elimination of the last terrorist.
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