ISLAMABAD: Chairman of Pakistan Ulema Council (PUC), Hafiz Tahir Ashrafi has said that Pakistan cannot afford any external war, whereas the Prime Minister by announcing not to send Pakistani troops to any country, has ended the chaos which was persisting among the masses for many days – ARY News reports.
Addressing the Istehkaam-e-Pakistan Conference organized by the PUC, Hafiz Tahir Ashrafi said that no measure against religious seminaries is acceptable under the National Security Policy (NSP), whilst if the Government has evidences against any madressa to be involved in terrorism, then it must bring forth these.
He claimed that the PUC contributed top Government-Taliban talks openly and behind the scene, and urged both the sides to release non-combatant prisoners as a good-will gesture towards each other.
Ashrafi further expressed his hopes for the extension of a truce between the government and Taliban.
Moreover, various other ulema and scholars also addressed the conference and educated the attendees.