IUMS offers its solace to the victims of earthquake that hit Pakistan and Afghanistan and calls to provide urgent assistance to the affected.

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Praise be to Allah, and prayer and peace be upon the final Messenger of Allah; Muhammad, and upon his family and companions and all those who followed his noble guidance till the Day of Judgment.
IUMS Scholars has received with great sadness and sorrow the news of the occurrence of an earthquake in Afghanistan and Pakistan, inflicted hundreds dead and thousands injured, in both countries, with reports indicating a possible rise in these numbers in the coming hours, in addition to the amount of damages in homes, shops and roads .
IUMS through this humanitarian disaster affirms the following:
1.The Union offers sincere condolences to the states of Afghanistan and Pakistan in the victims of the violent earthquake that hit their countries yesterday, and calls on Allah Almighty to accept the victims as martyrs, and wish Him to give the injured a fast recovery.
He says: {Give glad tidings to the patient*who, in adversity say We belong to Allah and to Him we shall return*On those will be prayers and mercy from their Lord, those are guided*} (Al-Baqarah: 155, 156, 157).
2.The Union calls on the Islamic countries, and all international organizations working in the areas of relief work and Humanitarian and charity and to direct its efforts to help the affected people and injured in Afghanistan and Pakistan, to ease the burden for them and comforted by what the earthquake done to them
We have learned from the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him): "And Allah Almighty helps the person when the person helps his brother."
Doha, 13 Muharram 1437 AH
Corresponding to October 27 2015