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President Alvi, PM Shehbaz facilitate nation on Eidul Fitr

ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif, while greeting the countrymen on Eid-ul-Fitr, on Tuesday said that besides being a day of giving, blessings and forgiveness, it was also an occasion to share joys and sacrificing for the deprived people.

In his message to the nation, the president prayed to Allah Almighty to make the Day a source of joys and eases. He thanked Allah Almighty for blessing the followers with the ability to worship during the Holy Ramazan and said that Eid-ul-Fitr was an occasion to celebrate the capability Allah had bestowed us during the holy month.

 

The president said that the Holy Ramazan was a month of spiritual and moral coaching for the Muslims besides being a source of great human traits as well as spiritual righteousness.

Moreover, he said fasting also inculcated the characteristics of patience, tolerance and virtue. It also teaches us the well-being of others and selflessness, he added.

The president said Eid day required the celebrators to share their joys with the poor by fully supporting them to achieve real happiness and exercise the true spirit of the festival.

President Alvi prayed to Allah Almighty to inculcate in our personalities the characteristics of love for worship, self-control and passion to sacrifice which we had been practicing throughout the Holy Ramazan.

He also prayed to make all of us a source of country’s welfare besides enabling us to play our role for national security and stability.

Prime Minister’s message

PM Shehbaz Sharif, in his message on the occasion, urged the countrymen to show compassion and take special care of the people in need while celebrating the festival.

The prime minister said Allah had awarded Muslims with Eidul Fitr after the month of Ramadan. He said considering Ramadan’s spirit of patience, sacrifice and compassion, it was incumbent upon the followers to be extra cautious about the needs of the poor and needy while celebrating the Eid.

 

The prime minister said his government was committed to ensuring the country’s deliverance from the load shedding and was making all-out efforts to achieve the objective.

He also directed the authorities concerned to refrain from carrying out power outages for the three days of Eid-ul-Fitr to allow the people to enjoy the occasion.

The prime minister also asked the countrymen to remember the people of Palestine and the Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Eid and pray for their liberation from oppression.

He also expressed his good wishes for the people of Afghanistan and prayed for durable peace, progress, and prosperity in the war-torn country.

 

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