KARACHI: Festivities to celebrate the Urs of one of the most eminent saints of the sub-continent Syed Abdullah Shah Ghazi began on Friday in Karachi, Aaj News reported.
Sindh Governor Dr Ishratul Ibad formally inaugurated the ceremony and offered Fateha along with other significant figures. On the occasion, Ishratul Ibad said, “We should act upon the teachings of the most eminent saints of the sub-continent”.
80% work of the construction of shrine has been completed, said Sindh Governor.
Reception of more than half a million devotees is expected at the Urs. On the occasion. strict security measures have been taken by Sindh Govt. Police have also cordoned off the area to ensure security.
The shrine of Abdullah Shah stands as one of the major spiritual landscapes in Karachi that anticipates millions of followers, rich and poor alike, each year.