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Mar 9, 04:22 AM
The Evolution of Reading
“But unfortunately religion has been hijacked by some semi-literate clerics, and secondly there are also religious political parties who are using religion for political gains which is again wrong. This harms politics and also harms religion, so this is what we need to reconcile in our society. The people of Pakistan have to decide whether we are to be a progressive, dynamic modern Islamic state or a retrogressive one as the semiliterate clerics want…[then] there is the Taliban and Al-Qaeda problem on the borders. We are following a multi-pronged strategy: religious, political, administrative and developmental to deal with the situation and I think it is starting to give returns and we are on the right track.”
Pakistani President General Pervez Musharraf, Al-Ahram (May 2004 – Issue No. 845)