22.11.2016 / 21.02.1438
Meeting with Muslim Parliamentarians
The All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama (ACJU) met the Muslim Organizations on 20.11.2016 and discussed about the current situation prevailing in the country. In that meeting various Organizations participated and discussed on issues raising against the Muslim community and arrived at resolutions on various issues. As the first stage of these resolutions it was decided to meet the Muslim Parliamentarians on 21.11.2016 at the ACJU Head Office.
As per the resolution taken yesterday (on 21.11.2016) the ACJU met the Muslim Parliamentarians at their Head Office by 8.00 p.m. The meeting was inaugurated by Ash-Sheikh M.M.A. Mubarak, the Honorary Secretary of the ACJU. Ash-Sheikh M.I.M. Rizwe Mufthi, the Honorary President of the ACJU clarified the purpose of the gathering. While clarifying the Muslim Personal Law he said that all Muslims should repent for forgiveness for the sins and return towards Allahu Ta’ala and requested all Parliamentarians to unitedly make effort to bring back the existing uncommon situations to normalcy.
During the meeting the participated members of Parliamentarians and the representatives of Muslim organizations tabled their opinions on the above issue. Further, discussed about how to approach the reawakening of the ISIS issue and the pending cases against racism.
Further, the Members of Parliamentarians confirmed that the above subject will be taken for parliamentary discussion today on 22.11.2016. And, on 23.11.2016 they will meet Justice Minister Wijedasa Rajapakse and clarify the actual situations of the Muslims in this country. And, it was resolved that they will clarify the Joint Declaration issued by the Muslim Organizations on ISIS on 23.07.2015.
Finally, the members of Muslim Parliamentarians assured to contact the government to mitigate the current uncommon situation prevailing in the country and to find needful solutions in the Muslim Personal Law. They also assured of finding solution on the present issue in connection with ISIS matter.