ISLAMABAD: Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Friday said the government was fully determined to transform Pakistan as per the vision of the poet of the East and the great philosopher Allama Muhammad Iqbal.
In his message on the Iqbal Day, he said Muhammad Iqbal has a great distinction among the modern philosophers as he revived the Islamic Ideologies by responding to the western philosophers in an effective manner and with a different angle.
The 141st birth anniversary of Dr Muhammad Iqbal is being celebrated in Pakistan today, with national zeal and fervor.
Chaudhry Fawad Hussain urged youth to study poetry of Muhammad Iqbal in which he has given a message of “Khudi” and constant struggle to them by adopting pattern of “Shaheens” life.
He said our youth can better serve Pakistan and Muslim Ummah by following the “Fikr-e-Iqbal”.
Earlier in separate messages, President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan urged the youth to understand the message of Muhammad Iqbal.
The president in his message on the eve, has underlined the need of understanding the message of Iqbal and following his teachings and philosophy to tackle the multifaceted challenges faced by the country.
“The need to understand his message and following his teachings and philosophy was never as great as it is today” he continued in his message.
He advised youth to follow footprints of the thinker of Pakistan.
He said that Muhammad Iqbal would always be remembered not only for envisioning a separate homeland for the Muslims of the Sub Continent but also for his remarkable contributions to understanding the true message of our religion.—NNI