ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Justice retired Nasirul Mulk and President Mamnoon Hussain on Friday extended greetings to the entire nation as well as Muslims living across the globe on Eidul Fitr.
PM Mulk has observed that the joyous occasion of Eid ul Fitr heralds completion of Ramzanul Mubarak which further promotes the qualities of purity, self-control, compassion and sacrifice.
In a message on the occasion, he said for the worldly and religious accomplishments, it was necessary that the same passion and attitude practiced in the holy month should be adhered to throughout the year, thus leading our lives in accordance with the teachings of Islam.
The prime minister felicitated the nation and the Muslims all over the world on the august occasion and said that the holy month of Ramazan had provided them with the opportunities to earn the blessings of the month.
He prayed for the peace, progress and prosperity of the motherland. He also stressed upon inclusion of kins, neighbourhood, and all the needy people in the delights of the auspicious day, thus reflecting the true spirit of the occasion.
The prime minister said these were the teachings of Islam that bliss of this day should be shared with everyone including non-Muslim brothers. In this way, the practical picture of religious tolerance and interfaith harmony should be presented.
On this day, he said, the nation should also remember its sons who had sacrificed their lives against all the internal and external threats, safeguarding the motherland.
ENDING SOCIAL INJUSTICE:
President Mamnoon Hussain has said that following the teachings of Islam in true sense, can help reduce injustices in the society.
In his message to nation, President Mamnoon said going through the spiritual experiences during the blessed month, gives a realisation about the difficulties of weaker segments of society.
He said this creates a sense of sympathy for such people and encourages assistance for them with open hearts and minds.
He said Eid is also the time to include the have-nots in the joy of occasion by providing them financial assistance through zakat, fitrah and sadqa.
The president said Eidul Fitr is a day of gratitude and bliss and extended heartiest felicitations to the Pakistani nation and the Muslims across the world.