Islamabad: President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif have felicitated Muslims on beginning of the new Islamic year 1444, and prayed that the new Hijri year may bring blessings for Pakistan, Islamic Ummah and the whole world.
In their separate messages at the advent of Muharram-ul-Haram, the first month of the Hijri year, they said the new Islamic year is a reminder that one should leave behind the ill feelings of the past, learn from one’s mistakes and seek forgiveness from Allah Almighty.
The President in his message said the start of the Hijri year reminds us the lesson that a believer should make every possible effort for upholding his religion Islam.
The Prime Minister in his message appealed to the nation to pledge at individual and collective level that they will make tolerance and brotherhood their aim in all religious and political matters.
He said we should make a pledge at the start of the new Islamic year that we will serve the country with complete honesty.