PM Khan thanks nation for observing Ashura peacefully

By: News Desk      Published: 12:30 PM, 31 Aug, 2020
PM Khan thanks nation for observing Ashura peacefully

Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday thanked the nation for observing the day of Ashura in a peaceful manner.

However, he said some elements tried to sabotage the harmony among the masses and tried to ignite flames of sectarianism and such element would be dealt with iron hand.

Taking to Twitter he wrote: “I want to thank our nation for the peaceful observing of Ashura in the country. However, unfortunately, information has come to me of elements who tried to ignite flames of sectarianism on this occasion and I will be taking very tough action against them.”

Earlier on Sunday, in his message on the occasion of Ashura, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said that the tenth day of the holy month of Muharram and the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA).

In this regard, the Prime Minister said that Muslims are remembering this great sacrifice, although Ashura Day is of great importance in various ways.

The Prime Minister further said that this day in the history of Islam has been achieved due to the martyrdom and the event of Karbala and to make any sacrifice in the way of God for the promotion and revival of high values of Islam is determination and success.

He said that the passion of Shabbir (RA) ignites the tradition of faith and belief, the truthfulness of the Muslims, it is the source of the eternal message of Islam, and the eternal tradition of the spirit of sacrifice and its precedent is hardly in human history. This message of Aswa Hussain is for every good heart.

He further said that by accepting every trouble that comes in the way of truth with a smile on his face, he should surrender his life and after dedicating himself with the same passion, he can play a significant role in the dear country and the world community.

The Prime Minister also paid tribute to the sacrifices of the people who fought against Indian imperialism, who kept the Sunnah of Imam Hussain alive while upholding the truth and made us a great example of the battle of truth and falsehood like Karbala. ۔