PM Address - Rehmatul-lil-Alameen (SAW) Conference
The Prime Minister said for a state to function effectively, it needs revenues in the form of taxes to run the affairs efficiently.
He said people have also the responsibility to play their due share in uplift of society.
The Prime Minister also urged the Ulema to guide the government in transforming the country on the basis of Islamic principles.
He expressed optimism that Pakistan would become a great nation by following the principles of state of Madina.
Addressing the Rehmatul-lil-Alameen (SAW) Conference, Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Noor ul Haq Qadri said the Holy Prophet (PBUH) brought justice, knowledge and enlightenment in the society that had plunged in darkness, ignorance and injustice.
He said Allah took oath from all prophets regarding belief in Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), who was to be final in the chain of Prophethood.
The Minister said the way Prime Minister raised voice at the United Nations and other world forums for honor and dignity of prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is unprecedented.
He said the research papers and articles to be presented in the conference will serve as the foundation to turn Pakistan into a modern Islamic Welfare State.
Later, in a tweet, the Prime Minister Imran Khan said that our Prophet (PBUH) is the greatest human being of all time and ideal role model for all of us.
He said our Prophet founded the State of Madinah on modern principles of rule of law, human rights, compassion, meritocracy and the pursuit of knowledge as a sacred duty.
He said if a state follows these principles it will rise.