Information Minister Hasanul Haq Inu on Sunday said there is no place
for violence or religious discrimination in Islam.
“Islam teaches peaceful co-existence with people of different
religions and opinions as it is the religion that preaches equal
rights for all human beings,” he said.
The minister said this while speaking at the International Islamic
Conference on Islam and Muslim Contribution in the World Civilization
organised by Jilani Complex Bangladesh at the Supreme Court Bar
The Information Minister recalled the glorious contributions of
thousands of Muslim scholars to the world civilization, especially in
the areas of art, architecture, medicine, agriculture, music,
literature, business and technology that flourished the most during
11th to 13th centuries.
Inu emphasised creating a research-friendly environment in the country
that will promote further inventions and creations to lead the
civilization on earth to a better world.
Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Bangladesh Hussain
Aminian Tousi, administrator of Chandpur District Council Lt Col
(retd) Md Abu Osman Chowdhury and Chairman of Jilani Complex
Bangladesh ANM Delwar Hossain Al-Qadri, among others, spoke at the
programme held with Syed Saifuddin Ahmad Al Hasani Maijvandari in the
chair. – UNB