LAHORE - The Pakistan Ulema Council has decided to start countrywide campaign for eradication of extremism, terrorism and sectarian violence.

Addressing a meeting of PUC Lahore division office bearers yesterday, council chairman Hafiz Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi said that Ulema conventions and seminars would be arranged all over the country from March 10 to May 15 and ‘Ithead-e-Ummat Conferences’ will also be arranged in different cities of the country including Faisalabad, Lahore, Sialkot and Islamabad.

The meeting was attended by Maulana Asad Farooq, Maulana Zubair zahid, Maulana Islam Uddin, Qali Abdul Hakeem, Maulana Huissein Azad and others.

Tahir Ashrafi said the conferences will be attended by all segments of society including representatives of different religions and minorities while Imam-e-Kaba and leadership of different Islamic countries will also attend conferences as chief guests.