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Synonyms for ulema

the body of Mullahs (Muslim scholars trained in Islam and Islamic law) who are the interpreters of Islam's sciences and doctrines and laws and the chief guarantors of continuity in the spiritual and intellectual history of the Islamic community


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Addressing the meeting of District Peace Committee at Eid Gah Shareef, DC urged upon the Ulema of all sects to built unity among their ranks and play due role for making the sentiments of tolerance, love, mutual respect and cooperation more strengthened to foil any conspiracy against peace.
PESHAWAR -- Secretary Department of Auqaf Farukh Saer Thursday convened a high level meeting of Ulemas, district administration and police department here to review security arrangements for the holy month of Muharram ul Harram.
Ulema said Pakistan and Saudi Arabia own unanimous stance on the issue of Palestine.
Capital administration officials told Dawn that officers from the administration, including Additional Deputy Commissioner Dr Asif Rahim, met with ulema from various sects to discuss matters related to approved sermons and the Azaan.
The role of the Ulema in the anti-polio campaign is vital.
He said that Pakistan Ulema Council would continuetofight for Tahafuz-e-Namoos-e-Risalat (SAWW) and ready to sacrifice their lives for this purpose.
Ulema and Mashaikh attending the moot included Mufti Muneebur Rehman, Dr Raghib Hussain Naeemi, Maulana Abdul Malik and Senator Sajid Mir.
Those addressed the conference included district president of Etihad Jamiat Ulema Buner Maulana Mehmood, known religious scholar Maulana Mohammad Sharif, Dr.Atta-u-Rehman KP chief of Etihad Ulema, Mufti Imtiaz chief of KP Tehreek Khatm Nabuwat, Maulana Fazal Wahab Buner district chief of Ishaat Wal Sunnah,Maulana Saleemullah chief of Buner district JUI-F and Maulana Abdul Rahmeem chief of Buner district Ahl Hadeith while minister religious affairs Haji Habib-u-Rehman Khan, Jamaat Islami Buner district Aamir Mohammad Hanif and Naib Amir Ghulam Musatafa Khan attended as good will gesture.
Khartoum, Feb 13 (SUNA) - The Sudanese Muslim Ulema Board, in cooperation with the Sudanese Journalists Union, are organizing a forum on press freedom, Monday, under the motto of "Press freedom: Professionalism and ethical values" The forum comes within the context of the first Dawa cultural season.
Summary: Agadir - HM King Mohammed VI, Commander of the Faithful, enquired on Friday in the Mohammed V mosque in Agadir, about the Imam-upgrading programme, for which an annual budget of 125 million dirhams ($14.57 mln) was earmarked, in implementation of the Ulema's Charter.
LASHGARGAH (PAN): A new building for the Helmand Ulema Council was constructed at the cost of 83,000 US dollars and handed over to officials concerned on Saturday.
LAHORE -- Motahida Ulema Board Chairman Maulana Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi called on Chief Minister Usman Buzdar at his office here on Wednesday.
ISLAMABAD -- The Pakistan Ulema Council and the MuttaAhida Ulema Board have condemned the attack on police in Lahore and termed it against the principles of Islam and humanity.
KARACHI -- Deputy Commissioner Sukkur Ghulam Murtaza Shaikh has said that Ulema of all schools of thought must play more active role for the promotion of religious harmony, brotherhood and tolerance in society to maintain peace during Ramazan.
The Minister urged Ulema and Scholars to refrain from becoming part of a negative propaganda about closure of Madaris in the country.