Country can get rid of all political issues keeping in view Imam Hussain's sacrifice: Mamnoon Hussain
02 October, 2017
Meanwhile, President Mamnoon Hussain said, "The country can get rid of all political and social issues like extremism by deciding the line of action keeping in view Imam Hussain's sacrifice which guides us in all aspects of our lives." In his message to the nation on the occasion of Yaum-e-Ashur 1439 Hijri being observed across the Muslim world on Sunday, the president said, "While commemorating the sacrifices of Imam Hussain (AS) and his family members, we should keep in view his objectives and strategies which provide solution to the issues of the whole humanity particularly those confronting us."
He said, "The sacrifices of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)'s family teach us that collective goals and purgation of the society were superior to one's own person and personal interests which can never be compromised." He said, "The great sacrifice also teaches us a lesson to have a deep look into every day incidents in the society besides inculcating in ourselves the courage to proclaim what was right or wrong."
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi said that keeping in view the internal and external threats confronting the country in current scenario, "we should shun our religious, sectarian and ethnic biases to promote the great characteristics of sacrifice, unity and discipline".
In his message to the nation on Yaum-e-Ashur being observed across the Muslim world on Sunday, he said, "The day reminds us of the incident when Imam Hussain (AS) and his companions sacrificed their lives to make the truth win against falsehood in a war of good and evil.
He said the sacrifices of the martyrs had proved that the truth is destined to live forever and elimination is the fate of the falsity. Abbasi viewed that Imam Hussain (AS) was not power hungry rather his mission was the protection and supremacy of Islam and to raise the voice of truth against the oppression.