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24.07.2005 Regional News

Muslims, practice teachings of Holy Quran- Maulvi


Breman Asikuma (C/R) July 24, GNA -The Central Regional Missionary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Organization, Mualvi Abdul Hameed Tahir has advised Muslim community to live according to the teachings of the Holy Quran in order to avoid certain negative tendencies that tarnish the image of the religion.

He said the Quran is a "major reservoir of wisdom, love and peace for mankind" and however regretted the unaccepted behaviour that has found its way into the Muslim religion.

Mualvi Tahir was addressing the 27th Annual Rally of the Central Region branch of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Organisations at Breman Asikuma on Friday.

The Breman Asikuma District Youth co-ordinator of the National Youth Council (NYC), Mr. A.A. Ayaah, who was the guest speaker said though the government was making efforts to address the problems confronting the youth, much rest on them since their destine lies in their own hands. Mr. Ayaah therefore, advised them to harness their energies together to create employment avenues to enable them fend for themselves and their families.

The district co-ordinating Director of the area, Mr. A.A Addison said that everything possible should be done to encourage more key religious leaders to participate in politics to help formulate strategies towards the development of the country. Speaking on the topic: "the youth and the challenges of the contemporary world," Mr. Musah Adjabeng, a tutor of the Cape Coast Technical Institute, condemned the proliferation of pornographic films that abound on the market.

He urged Muslims to ensure that parents embrace the crusade against immorality among the youth and translated into real terms. The National President of the Organization, Sadr Abdul Wahab Issah chaired the function.