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Imam Muhammad Qasim Nanotwi award to Maulana Salim Qasmi

This year's Imam Muhammad Qasim Nanotwi Award was presented to Maulana Muhammad Salim Qasmi, Rector of Darul Uloom Waqf at Deoband. The Award was conferred on him in the Islamic International Conference for Serving Humanity at Johannesburg, South Africa on 24 January. The award was instituted in 2011. Last year's award was conferred on the Turkish scholar Shaikh Mahmood Afaudi Naqshbandi. The conference was attended by many scholars of Islam from around the world including the former Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Ahmad Badawi. The Conference focused on issues of Muslim minorities and the importance of the approach of Ahl Al-Sunnah wa'l-Jama'ah.   

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 1-15 February 2014 on page no. 13

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