The Pipa News
Punjab Chief Minister Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi says steps are being taken to eliminate the usury system across the province, with a penalty of 10 years for private-level interest taking.
On Sunday, December 4, Ulamai Karai met in Lahore with the Prime Minister of Punjab. The meeting discussed the promotion of the basic principles of Islam and the implementation of Sharia law.
At the meeting, scholars paid tribute to Parvez Elahi for the steps he had taken in the service of religion.
Speaking at the meeting, Parvez Elahi said that after taking over as chief minister, he immediately reinstated the Qur’an tablet, reading and translating the Qur’an became compulsory for students in Punjab.
He also said that there was a penalty of 10 years for taking an interest on a private level, while laws were made for believing in the end of the Prophecy. Accordingly, for the first time, the marriage record contained a conviction about the end of the prophecy.
Appreciating the role of the scholars, Parvez Elahi said that all work is straightened out by the prayers and blessings of the scholars.