The seminar on Imam Khomeini held under the aegis of Majlis-e-Wahdat-e-Muslimeen (MWM) in Lahore was show of unity of Sunni and Shia Muslims.
Allama Raja Nasir Abbas Jafari, Senator Faisal Raza Abidi, and Sunni Muslim Sardar Latif Khosa, former Governor Punjab, Sameeha Raheel Qazi of Jamaat-e-Islami and Aijaz Chaudhry of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf spoke at the seminar.
â€œImam Khomeini stressed on Shia-Sunni unity against the common enemy of Islam,â€ said Allama Nasir Abbas Jafari, secretary general of the MWM at Aiwan-e-Iqbal where the seminar was held.
He said that the global imperialist power U.S. and the Zionist regime of Israel are the enemies of Islam and Muslims and the Islamic Ummah must beware of the conspiracies of the nexus of imperialism and Zionism and their allies.
â€œU.S. imposed wars and massacred Muslims in Afghanistan and Iraq and Zionist regime is oppressing Muslims in Palestine. They want a weak Pakistan,â€ he said.
He said that Quaid-e-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah was a Shia and Allama Iqbal was a Sunni and they had founded Pakistan therefore Pakistani Muslims should follow the founding fathers of the country.
Sardar Latif Khosa of the PPP said that the ideology of Imam Khomeini and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto, founder of Pakistan Peopleâ€™s Party and former prime minister of Pakistan is identical because both of them were anti-imperialist leaders.
â€œIf Muslims follow the ideology of Imam Khomeini and Allama Iqbal, they will be able to lead the world,â€ said Aijaz Chaudhry of Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf.
Sameeha Raheel Qazi of the JI said that the ideology of JI founder Maulana Moudoodi and of Imam Khomeini revived the true Islam in Muslim societies. They created awareness among the Muslims across the world.