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Listening and obeying is a Muslims duty: Dr. Abdulla Shiham
“Listening and obeying is a Muslims duty” said Dr. Abdulla Shiham while lecturing at the 112th series of the monthly event “Enhancing faith and patriotism”.
Speaking at the event at Kalhuthukkala Koshi Dr. Abdulla Shiham shed light on the importance of obeying military commands as Muslims, and that the principles of following orders in a Muslim military force was premiered after Prophet Mohamed’s (S.A.A.W) Hijra to Medina. Furthermore the ramifications of disobeying military orders were seen at the battle of Uhud.
Dr. Abdulla Shiham shared that the actions of Muslim military force and its soldiers are dictated in Holy Quran, Islamic Shari’ah and Fiqh, also that none of them contradicts the Organization of Islamic Conference, United Nations Charter and human rights law, and that the most important principle which a Muslim soldier should adhere to is to remember that irrespective of the enemy that they are fellow human beings.
The monthly events to “Enhance faith and patriotism” have been held at MNDF for the past 18 years. Last night’s event was attended by Chief of Defense Force Major General Ahmed Shiyam, MNDF Officers, retirees and service personnel and their families.