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‘Imran Khan making Pakistan as envisioned by Quaid, Allama Iqbal’

LAHORE, Nov 09 (APP):Punjab Governor Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar said on Tuesday that no one should politicize the issues of national security.
He said compromise on protection of national security and sovereignty was out of question.

Prime Minister Imran Khan is pursuing a policy of making Pakistan strong and prosperous in line with the vision of Quaid-i-Azam and Allama Iqbal.

He was talking to the media after laying a wreath at the mausoleum of Poet of the East Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal and offering Fateha there. Provincial Minister Mian Aslam Iqbal,and Maulana Abdul Khabir Azad and Khateeb of Badshahi Mosque were also present.

The Punjab Governor said that inflation was a big challenge for the government and the federal and Punjab governments were working to deal with it, adding that steps would be taken to give relief to the masses and resolve their problems including inflation and unemployment.

Replying to a question regarding protest of opposition parties against the government,
Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar said that opposition should reconsider its policies instead of marching on the streets against the government, adding that the opposition parties were themselves confused. He said that there are too many narratives within the opposition parties and neither have they been united before nor would they in future.

The Governor Punjab said that despite the obstacles of the opposition on the issue of
electoral reforms, the government would succeed in enacting legislation on other important issues including electoral reforms in the next few days in joint session of the parliament.

He said that giving the right to vote to overseas Pakistani was the mission of government in which it would succeed, and it would strengthen the democracy and parliament in Pakistan.

Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar while paying homage to Hakim-ul-Umat, Allama Mohammad Iqbal, said that the teachings of Allama Iqbal became the basis of the concept of Pakistan; his philosophy of Khudi (Self) was a beacon for all humanity. He stressed the need for understanding the message and philosophy of Allama Iqbal was greater than ever before today.

Dr. Allama Iqbal will always be remembered for presenting the concept of a separate homeland for the Muslims of the subcontinent, he added. He said Allama Iqbal’s poetry and teachings help us to understand the true message of Islam. The Punjab Governor said that Allama Iqbal awakened the Muslims from their slumber and that is why we are breathing in a free country today.


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