Ashrafi condemns 'disinformation war', calls for unity against threats to national security.

ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Ulema Council Chairman and Prime Minister's Special Representative on Interfaith Harmony and Middle East Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mahmood Ashrafi on Wednesday highlighted the emergence of a new war of 'disinformation' imposed on Pakistan through social media by non-state actors.

He, in a convention on 'Stability of Pakistan' held at Jamea Masjid Marhaba, expressed concerns that this disinformation campaign aimed to create a hostile environment in the country.

Ashrafi emphasized the negative impact of disinformation, stating that it had resulted in the polarization of society, leading to division, stress, and disappointment.

He called on the seminary students to distance themselves from such anti-state activities and become sources of countering disinformation through effective communication in the society. He also criticized the alleged double standard within the country's judicial system, noting that cases involving influential individuals were given "preferential treatment", while those concerning marginalized sections of society languished for years without resolution.

He emphasized that justice, as a fundamental component of the Khilafat-e-Rashida system, played a vital role in maintaining peace and tranquillity in the society.

Praising the sacrifices made by the Pakistan Army, Ashrafi acknowledged the 90,000 lives lost in the war on terror, which aimed to restore peace and prosperity in...

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