KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain has felicitated the Muslim Ummah on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha and said it taught us to sacrifice for the assent and pleasure of Almighty Allah.
In a statement issued on Sunday, Altaf Hussain said that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) also continued to observe the ritual, which shows its importance in religious life.
He appealed to the philanthropists and generous people to come forward and extend their assistance to help out the calamity hit people, IDPs, poor, needy, widows, orphans and others.
He also appealed to the people to donate hides of their sacrificial animals to Khidmat-e-Khalq Foundation (KKF) to let it carry out its charitable activities.
Altaf Hussain congratulated his party’s workers and office-bearers of Sindh, Punjab, Khyber- Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Azad Kashmir,Gilgit-Baltistan and overseas units, including the United States, United Kingdom, countries of European and Middle East regions.
He urged them to visit the graves of martyrs, the families of detainees and missing persons. He directed the partymen to join those families on the occasion of EId-ul-Azha to make them feel comfortable.