MUZAFFARABAD: (Parliament Times) The AJK President, Prime Minister and Information Minister issued separate messages on the anniversary of Mir Waiz Moulana Muhammad Yousuf Shah.
In his message President Sardar Muhammad Masood Khan said Mir Waiz was a great political and religious personality whose role in Kashmir liberation struggle was unforgettable. He departed from us with a dream of liberation of IOK and the entire state’s accession to Pakistan, he added. The President said we should all make efforts for completion of mission of Mir Waiz. He said Moulana guided the Muslims of Kashmir with sagacity and tenacity at a time when they were passing through a difficult time. He said family of Mir Waiz remained center of promotion of Islam for a long time in Srinagar.
The Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan in his message said Kashmiri nation would continue its struggle for Kashmir liberation for which Mir Waiz and his family strove hard for a long time. On one hand he created awareness among Muslims for their political rights and on the other he strove for their unity and harmony to achieve their mission of liberation, he added. He said not only Moulana highlighted the Kashmir issue at international level he also took keen interest in its growth and development. For this purpose, he visited a number of countries. He said translating Holy Quran in Kashmiri language was one of the great contributions of Mir Waiz for Kashmiri nation.
The Information Minister Mushtaq Ahmed Minhas while paying rich tributes to the political and religious services of Mir
Waiz Moulana Yousuf Shah said Moulana had invaluable contribution to keep the people associated with Islam and Kashmir liberation struggle. He knew that Muslims lacked unity therefore he made great efforts for creating unity, brotherhood and harmony among them. He said we should all vow to continue the mission of Mir Waiz until the goal of liberation was achieved.