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Talk­ing to me­dia Pres­i­dent Mam­noon Hus­sain Thurs­day stressed unity among Mus­lim coun­tries to counter the neg­a­tive pro­pa­ganda against Is­lam. “I am a great sup­porter of Is­lamic coun­tries that can dis­cour­age those who un­nec­es­sar­ily ma­lign Mus­lims,” the Pres­i­dent told me­dia dur­ing his visit to the Hazrat Imam Com­plex in old Sibzar district of Tashkent.

He said be­ing united could help the Mus­lim states over­come their nu­mer­ous chal­lenges.

He lauded the vi­sion of Uzbek Pres­i­dent Is­lam Ka­ri­mov who had brought de­vel­op­ment and pros­per­ity to his peo­ple.

The Pres­i­dent took tour of var­i­ous sec­tions of the Hazrat Imam Com­plex, that com­prises ar­chi­tec­tural monuments in­clud­ing the madrasah of Barak-Khan, Tilla Sheikh Mosque, mau­soleum of the Saint Abu Bakr Kaf­fal Shashi and the Is­lamic In­sti­tute of Imam al-Bukhari.

Pres­i­dent Mam­noon also wit­nessed the world’s fa­mous Qu­ran of Caliph Uth­man writ­ten in eighth cen­tury that has been pre­served at the Com­plex.

The Pres­i­dent also vis­ited the Amir Te­mur Mu­seum which has a col­lec­tion of more than 3,000 ex­hibits de­pict­ing the an­cient his­tory of Uzbek­istan. He evinced keen in­ter­est in the his­toric re­lat­ing to the life and ac­tiv­ity of Amir Te­mur in­clud­ing his manuscripts, weapons, old clothes, uten­sils, and coins.—APP

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