Islamabad: President Dr Arif Alvi while greeting the countrymen on Eid-ul-Fitr, said besides being a day of giving, blessings and forgiveness, it is also an occasion to share joys and sacrificing for the deprived people.
In his message to the nation on Eid-ul-Fitr, 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 Eid-ul-Fitr is an occasion to celebrate the capability Allah had bestowed us during the holy month.
The President said Holy month of 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.
He 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 Shahbaz Sharif while extending greetings to the nation as well as Muslim Ummah on Eid-ul-Fitr, urged the countrymen to show compassion and take special care of needy people while celebrating the festival.
In his message on Eid-ul-Fitr, the prime minister said Allah Almighty had awarded us with Eid-ul-Fitr after the month of blessing of Holy Ramazan.
He said his government is committed to ensure country’s deliverance from the load shedding and was making all-out efforts to achieve the objective.
He also directed the concerned authorities to ensure there is no power outage during the three days of Eid-ul-Fitr to provide people an opportunity to properly enjoy the festivities of Eid.
He said keeping in view the Eid’s pleasures and the hardships of the inflation-hit people, the government has also decided not to increase the oil price.
The prime minister assured the nation that every moment of his tenure and all his capabilities will be utilized to bring an ease to the people’s lives.
Prime Minister Shahbaz Sharif also asked the countrymen to remember the people of Palestine and Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir on the occasion of Eid and pray for their liberation from oppression as well as for their independence.
He also expressed his best wishes for the people of Afghanistan and prayed for durable peace, progress and prosperity of the war-torn country.