September 1, 2022– It is with deep sadness that I learned of the devastating floods in Pakistan in which more than 1,000 people have lost their lives, thousands have been injured and millions have been severely affected. I ask for God’s mercy on those who lost their lives and offer my condolences to their loved ones and to the people of Pakistan. I pray for the rapid healing of those injured and a speedy return to their homes for those who have been displaced.
I pray that God enables those who have sustained damages to their crops, livestock and other properties to recover their losses quickly, and gives strength and resilience to the emergency personnel who face immense challenges. May God protect the people of Pakistan and all humanity from any such disasters in the future.
I invite everybody to support the people of Pakistan through their donations and prayers to help them overcome this tremendous challenge as quickly as possible.
About Fethullah Gülen
Fethullah Gülen is an Islamic scholar, preacher and social advocate, whose decades-long commitment to education, interfaith dialogue and altruism has inspired millions in Turkey and around the world. Gülen is the honorary chairman of the Rumi Forum, Washington, DC and the Intercultural Dialogue Platform, Brussels, Belgium.
About Alliance for Shared Values
The Alliance for Shared Values (AFSV) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that serves as a voice for cultural organizations affiliated with Hizmet, a civil society movement inspired by prominent preacher and peace advocate Fethullah Gülen. The Alliance strives to promote peace and social harmony by helping reduce misinformation and false stereotypes about any or all ethnic, cultural and religious communities. To learn more about the Alliance, please visit www.afsv.org.
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