Altaf Hamid Rao;
MIRPUR (AJK): Azad Jammu & Kashmir Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan and Information Minister Raja Mushtaq Minhas, while felicitating the nation on the Muslims holy festival of Eid ul Fitr, falling on Wednesday – June 5, have lauded the sacrifices of Jammu & Kashmir people for the achievement of their just cause – the right to self determination in line with United Nations resolutions.
In their separate messages on the auspicious occasion of Eidul Fitr issued on Tuesday, they said “On the auspicious day of Eid, we cannot forget those heroes of Kashmir liberation movement who, for the sake of freedom from Indian clutches, are facing Indian aggression, atrocities and brutalities since 1947 in general and 1989 in particular.
“I pray to Allah Almighty to bless the Kashmiri people with success at every front and they celebrate the next festival in free environment by getting the motherland liberated from long Indian manacles, said the AJK Prime Minister Farooq Haider in his message reiterating full solidarity with the brethren of occupied Jammu Kashmir in their struggle for liberation of the motherland from Indian subjugation.
May Allah accept our reverences during the holy month, bless us with His benevolence and forgiveness, and save us from the blaze of hell,” he prayed.
“These are the blessings of Allah Almighty, Who provided us with an opportunity to benefit from the bounties and advantages of Ramadan ul Mubarik”, Farooq Haider said.
“We should pledge on this auspicious occasion that we will promote among us the teachings of tolerance, harmony, forgiveness, love and affection, patience and generosity in line with the teachings of Islam.
“ It is only possible when we lead a life based on the golden principles of Islam and control the negative attitudes of jealousy and hatred. This is the right path, by following which we can achieve success here and hereafter,” he maintained.
The AJK Prime Minister said, “the enemies of Pakistan are aware of the fact that our real power lies in our civilization and culture. We love each other and are capable of being united in every hour of trial. We can be above board of political and religious differences. On the sanctified occasion of Eid, we have to demonstrate it practically”, he added.
The AJK Minister for Information and Tourism Raja Mushtaq Minhas felicitated the Islamic world in general and the Kashmiri and Pakistani nation in particular on the happy occasion of Eidul Fitr.
Reaffirming the State government’s resolve for speedy uplift of AJK with prime focus to ameliorate the life style of the common man in AJK, the minister said that AJK Government will continue her efforts to bring positive change in the AJK by spending huge developmental budget in the forthcoming new fiscal year of 2019-20.
He expressed good wishes for the people across AJK to enjoy Eid with their relatives and other dear ones.
“I hope that you will meet your relatives, neighbors and others living around you by keeping aside the political and religious divides and will make this Eid occasion the day of national unity and harmony.