The assassination of JUI (S) Chief Maulana Sami ul Haq has also been condemned by the leaders hailing from Attock district. While expressing their deep sympathy with the bereaved family the leaders termed his death a great loss to the country . Adviser to Prime Minister On Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam strongly condemned the murder of Maulana Sami ul Haq and demanded immediate arrest of the killers .
He said that the death of the Maulana was a great loss for the country as a great religious and renowned political figure has been lost. Malik Amin said , his religious as well as political services will be remembered forever . Provincial Minister for Revenue Col Malik Muhammad Anwar Khan also condemned the gruesome murder of Maulana Sami ul Haq and said that he was a respectable religious cum political figure and personality who enjoyed great influence in Afghanistan as well. Maulana played a pivotal role in Afghan war as well , even US sought his help in negotiations with Afghan Taliban .
His untimely death is a great loss for us all. MPA Syed Yawar Hussain Bokhari while expressing his view said that Maulana Sami ul Haq was a multi dimensional personality and said that the murder of Maulana was a calculated gruesome murder which came at the worst possible time for Pakistan . Yawar said , his influence over Taliban in Afghanistan , his support for PTI and his stature as the elderly religious scholar will be missed. He said , who so ever committed this murder must be hoping to have multidimensional effect on Pakistan. He said , there are many angles which must be looked into while investigating this murder.
PTI leader Qazi Ahmad Akbar while condemning the murder of Maulana Sami ul Haq said that today an important chapter in Islamic history of Pakistan has ended. He said , Maulana had written hundered of books on Islamic philosophy and the library in Jamia Haqania will remain a source of references and knowledge for generations to come. He said , Maulana was always pro Pakistan and even today thousands around the world spread Islam after getting education from Jamia Haqania.
MNA Major Tahir Sadiq , Chairperson District Council Attock Eman Tahir and others also condemned the murder of this great leader.
Maulan Sami ul Haq Spent Life in Preaching and Promoting Islam :-
Maulana Sami ul Haq a prominent religious scholar and Chief of Jamaiat Ulema Islam (Sami ) was 83 years old , preached and promoted Islam was the Head of Dar ul Uloom Haqania Akora Khattak. He rendered his services on this seat since the death of his father , Maulana Abdul Haq who laid foundation of this great seminary in 1988. Maulana was having command on Arabic Literature Logic , Arabic Grammar , Tafseer Quran (Interpretation and Explanation of The Holy Quran) , Hadith Sharif (Sayings of The Holy Prophet PBUH) , The assassinated JUI Chief was also student of Qasamul Uloom Lahore a d got degree in Tafseer from spiritual leader Maulana Ahmad Ali Lahori . He was awarded honorary degrees from Darul Uloom Deoband India and Jamia Macca Muazma.
Maulana taught Arabic Literature and grammar and specialised in the teaching of Hadith and Tafseer . He served as teacher of Hadith and Chancellor Darul Uloom Haqania Akora Khattak . He was member of Majlis Shura, the parliament during former military ruler Zia ul Haq from 1983 to 1985 . In 1985 Maulana was unopposed elected as MPA KPK later becoming Senator. He presented Shariat Bill before Senate in 1986 for the implementation of Islamic Law in the country . Maulana was close to the sitting Premier Imran Khan . The ruling PTI formed an alliance with his party before 2018 general elections. He also formed Muttahida Deeni Muhaaz (United Religious Front) , an alliance of relatively small religio political parties , to participate in general elections 2013.
He also talked of abolishing Co education system and imparting training to all adult Muslims for Jehaad. Maulana Sami ul Haq issued Fatwa (decree) in favour of polio vaccination when it was opposed by Tehreek Taliban . Before becoming Chief of JUI-S , he was part of JUI Darkhasti and was made its president after the death of Maulana Habib Ullah . He also formed Difa e Pakistan Afghanistan Council after 9/11 . Maulana Sami ul Haq although belonged to Deoband School of Thought but was soft on the rival Islamic sects and never avoided meetings with the members of the other sects but remained committed to his view point. May his soul rest in peace.