CM asks people do not forget poor on Eid

PESHAWAR: Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Pervez Khattak has asked the people to remember the poor and destitute in their surroundings during Eid festivty.

He said similarly IDPs from FATA operations staying in KP need utmost attention and assistance being religious and national obligation on this auspicious occasion.

In his message on the eve of Eid-ul-Azha, he said this Eid is in-fact the day to reiterate for love with humanity and inculcate the spirit of sacrifice among the masses.

He said “we also tried our best to provide relief to the IDPs though could not ensure 100% welfare and hospitality of the operation affectees of tribal agencies camped in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.”

However, he further said that there is no dearth of love and sincerity with them over here. The people besides trying for their comfortable stay here are praying for durable peace in FATA and
their safe repatriation to homes.

He asked the people from all walks of life to uphold the philosophy of Eid-ul-Azha and demonstrate the true spirit of sacrifice for humanity.

“The prosperity, peace, development and national integrity should be in our minds while going
for Eid-ul-Azha celebrations,” he added.

Pervez Khattak said “we are at the critical juncture of our history. Therefore national cohesion and solidarity are more needed today than before. We must stand as a cohesive force to deal with internal and external threats.” He said that people are drawing new lines of sacrifices
in the region, not only for one another but for entire Muslim fraternity and human.

The Chief Minister said that”Eid-ul-Azha taught the lessons of sacrifice, sympathy and brotherhood with each other.

“Since the present atmosphere of the country required mutual unity, fraternity and dedication to sacrifice for welfare of our brothers, therefore, we should start thinking above political
affiliations,” he added.

Giving Eid greetings to the overseas Pakistanis especially Hajj pilgrims staying in Saudi Arabia, he appealed them to offer special prayers for integrity of the country, peace, stability
and prosperity of the people.

Source: APP