ISLAMABAD – President Dr Arif Alvi has urged upon the nation to be extra devoted to the reason for Eid ul Azha and assist the poor and needy, significantly in a scenario amid coronavirus.
In his message to the nation on Eid ul Azha, he stated whereas celebrating an event with a spirit of sacrifice, one should not overlook the deserving individuals.
The president felicitated your complete Pakistani nation and the Islamic world on Eid ul Azha, and stated that “surely this happy occasion will bring a lot of happiness and accomplishments in our life”.
He stated Allah Almighty examined His chosen servants by placing them to numerous challenges.
“These great personalities have been fully successful in the tests, giving us a lesson that the key to success is to be steadfast in the face of trials and difficulties and to be ever ready to make any sacrifice” he stated.
He talked about that the entire world was involved in regards to the coronavirus, which had negatively impacted the individuals throughout the globe.
He stated the pandemic had taken a heavy toll on the world economically, with even the highly effective governments struggling to supply aid to their individuals.
The president quoted a hadith as saying that when the individuals round Madinah have been struggling from famine, Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon him) forbade them to gather extra meat for greater than three days (Saheeh Bukhari, hadeeth 5569).
“Therefore, one must find the needy people around them and some share of the sacrifice must be delivered to them,” he stated.
He pressured that an important factor at this level was to not ignore the security measures to stop the unfold of coronavirus.
“On this occasion, we should pray to Allah Almighty to protect us from the negative impact of this pandemic. Amen,” he stated.