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ISLAMABAD, July 6 (APP): Minister for Religious Affairs and
Interfaith Harmony Sardar Muhammad Yousaf has greeted the nation on the occasion of Eid-ul-fitr.

In his felicitation message on Tuesday, he said, “I greet the
whole nation on the auspicious occasion of Eidul Fitr and I pray to
Allah Almighty to give such a happy occasion time and again in our

He said Eidul Fitr is a gift from the Allah Almighty to the Muslims after the holy month of Ramazan.

The minister said that the day of Eid promotes the spirit of love, brotherhood, generosity, tolerance and sacrifice among the people.

Besides, he said, the Eid day creates an environment of increased mutual contacts, which the country direly needs especially in the prevailing situation.

Sardar Yousaf said that the day demands that faithful should share joy of Eid with the needy, as it will bring a real happiness to them.

He said the present government has embarked upon a journey to promote interfaith and sectarian harmony in the country and by the
grace of Allah Almighty it will soon be able to create a congenial
environment based on the principles of tolerance, patience, reconciliation, brotherhood and affection.

However, he said all citizens will have to play their role in this regard and they should pledge that they will not become part of any negative activity to harm peaceful environment and fan sectarianism.

The minister said every citizen should also play a role in strengthening democracy in the country as no nation can progress without its continuity.

He prayed to Allah Almighty to make the country an exemplary center of interfaith and sectarian harmony and make Eidul Fitr a day of real joy and happiness for the whole nation.