Iqbal Day observed with traditional zeal
LAHORE (92 News) – The 139th birth anniversary of Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal was observed with traditional zeal and fervor on Wednesday.
The day dawns with special prayers in the mosques for the peace, national integrity, prosperity and development of the country.
Several literary, educational, political, social and cultural organizations have arranged special programs, across the country, to pay homage to the national poet.
In his message on the occasion, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said South Asia can be made a base for regional peace by seeking guidance from the lofty thoughts of Allama Muhammad Iqbal.
He said Allama Iqbal not only dreamt of Pakistan and presented a roadmap of a safe future for the Muslims of South Asia, but also indicated the ideological and practical problems the new country could face.
Nawaz Sharif said it was collective responsibility of the government and the people to take guidance from Iqbal’s thoughts and contribute in the country’s development.