PM, President felicitate nation on advent of Ramzan
ISLAMABAD: President Dr. Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan in their separate messages have congratulated the entire nation on the advent of the holy month of Ramazan.
In his video message, President Dr. Arif Alvi said on the start of Ramazan the nation should pledge to exterminate all obstacles facing the national progress, peace, and prosperity with full resolve.
He said the nation must keep remembering the valiant martyrs who laid down their lives for the country’s peace.
Prime Minister Imran, in his message on the occasion, said Allah Almighty has provided us an opportunity to fully benefit from His blessings in this holy month.
The prime minister said self-transformation, purification, and obedience to commandments of Allah Almighty were objectives of fasting.
He said Allah Almighty has categorised this month for the training of the believers to develop qualities of clout and determination in them to face any challenges and adversities with bravery.
The premier said punctuality and regularity in Sahr-o-Iftar, prayers, and refinement of character brought discipline in his life.
“Fasting not only teaches us the courage to counter hardship but also plays a key role in strengthening brotherhood, truthfulness, and positivity in the society,” he said.
He stressed that fasting also taught us to help the destitute who were deprived of basic necessities due to their poor economic conditions.
“This individual and collective caring sense strengthen social bonds and high moral values,” he said.
Prime Minister Imran said his government had already announced Ramzan Package for uninterrupted supply of food items at appropriate prices for the people.
He highlighted that special arrangements had also been made to put an eye on profiteers and stockpiling during the holy month.
He said it was the government’s utmost endeavor to ensure a continuous supply of electricity, gas, and water during Sehri and Iftar.