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Visit to the Scottish Parliament

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On Thursday 3rd of September Shaykh Rehan Raza Al-Azhari was invited to lunch at the Scottish Parliament with Former First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond.

During his visit there he discussed the refugee crisis and highly appreciated the steps taken by Scottish Governement in supporting the refugee and welcoming them.  Mr Salmond did emphasis that this debate will be taken to the house of commons to provide a safe place for the refugees.

Shaykh Rehan also discussed the recently launched "Islamic Curriculum on Peace & Counter Terrorism " by his Eminence Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir ul Qadri.  He elaborated on how this curriculum theologically, ideologically and intellectually challenges the very root of extremism and leaves no platform for the evil ideology to be propagated.

Shaykh Rehan presented the books of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir ul Qadri to Rt Hon Alex Salmond who assured him that he will consult the books.  Other important matters were discussed and the results will be witnessed in the coming months.

Others who attended the meeting were Abdul Majid, Naveed Qaisar, Azzam Muhammad, Dr Hadi and Shaykh Dr Muhammad al-Hijazi from Lebanon.