“Muslim Unity Week” plays pivotal role in elimination of Shia-Sunni discord: Zafrul Islam

New Delhi, Jan 16, IRNA – “Muslim Unity Week”, has played a pivotal role in the elimination of Shia-Sunni discord, said a prominent Indian Muslim leader Thursday in New Delhi.

In an exclusive interview with IRNA, Dr. Zafarul Islam Khan, President of an apex forum of Muslim organizations, All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat (AIMMM) said: The “Muslim Unity Week”, designated by Imam Khomeini (RA) on the auspicious occasion of the birth anniversary of Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), based on Quranic ideology conveyed through Holy Prophet, stressed the impermissibility of the discord among Muslims”.

He said that in the process it has enlightened the Muslims across the globe to be aware of the conspiracies of the imperialism and Zionism forces aiming to weaken Islam.

“At the time when these forces not leaving any stone unturned in fuelling the fire of discord among the sects of Muslims, the “Muslim Unity Week” has given a new lease of life and has awaken Muslims to unite,” noted AIMMM President.

He affirmed that efforts must concentrate on commonalities among Muslim sects and countering these attempts of threatening the Islamic nation by forming the unity and brotherhood.

“Preservation of unity and brotherhood among Muslims is the message of Holy Quran, Holy Prophet and also of Imam Khomeini (RA). If Muslims across the globe act accordingly, no harm shall come to them,” concluded Khan.