Islamabad; President Azad Jammu and Kashmir has said that the sacrifice and steadfastness of Hazrat Hussain (R.A) was unprecedented in history and his message till this day remains a guiding principle for the whole of humanity.
The President made these remarks while addressing the Annual Hussainia Conference organized by the Markazi Imam Hussain Council here at Jammu and Kashmir House.
The President said that Hazrat Imam Hussain’s (R.A) martyrdom is linked with a display of strong faith, upholding truth, and efforts at establishing a system based on justice for the welfare and well-being of the humanity and upholding Islamic values. He said that Imam Hussain (R.A) fought evil, injustice and intolerance, and today we must renew the ‘spirit of Hussainiat’ which is a beacon of light for followers of truth.
President Masood Khan said that the Muslim world faces numerous challenges like terrorism and civil wars. He urged forging unity among our ranks and forgoing our differences and working towards strengthening Muslims all over the world in order to face our adversaries.
Today, he said, we must reiterate our pledge that not only we will inculcate the true teachings of Islam in our lives but will also fight with those forces who want to surrender Pakistan at the altar of narrow-mindedness and evil for their selfish interests. He added that we must fight elements flaming sectarian and religious differences.
The event was also attended by Mr. Noor Ul Haq Qadri, Federal Minister Religious Affairs; Syed Faiz Ul Hassan Shah, Member National Assembly; Syed Ghazanfar Mehdi, Chairman Markazi Imam Hussain (R.A) Council; religious scholars and numerous notables.