Islamabad: Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif paid tribute to Hazrat Umar Farooq (Razi Allah Anhu) on the occasion of his martyrdom anniversary, being observed today [Sunday] with great religious solemnity.
In a message, he said Hazrat Umar (Razi Allah Anhu) was a companion of Prophet Muhammad Rasool Allah Sallalah-o-Alaih-e-Wasallam Khatam-un-Nabiyeen and a leader and a brave commander who, as head of the state, established a comprehensive system of governance.
The Prime Minister said Hazrat Umar (Razi Allah Anhu) was a good administrator and had the characteristics of humbleness and fear of Allah and he strictly followed the principles of Islam.
Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan says the ruling era of second caliph Hazrat Umar Farooq (R.A) is a beacon of light for humanity.
In his message, Mahmood Khan paid homage to Hazrat Umar R.A on his martyrdom anniversary being observed today.