Karachi, September 12, 2017 (PPI-OT): Sindh Minister for Information, Labour and Transport Syed Nasir Hussain Shah today formally inaugurated the 3 days 1287th Urs Celebration on behalf of Governor Sindh has floral wreath over the Mazar and offered Fateha there. Secretary Auqaf Sindh Riaz Hussain Soomro welcomed the Minister on his arrival while Syed Kumail Haider Shah, Administrator Sukkur Municipal Committee, Mushtaq Soomro, Chief Administrator Auqaf Sindh, Zahid Shar Administrator Auqaf Karachi, Ahmed Ali Unar, Manager Muhammad Shah Ghazi Mazar Clifton and others were present.
After laying floral wreath and offered Fateha, the Sindh Minister for Information, Labour and Transport Syed Nasir Hussain Shah while paying rich tributes to the saint and holy men, said that Sindh is the land of Sufis and holy men. They preached and spread the message of love, peace, harmony and brotherhood among human beings. Millions devotees are visiting and paying homage to them regularly throughout the country.
Government is committed and ensure safety and protection to all visiting devotees and others by installation of walk through gates, CCTV Camera and provide Security Guards to protect all visiting devotees during Urs celebrations, as the untoward incident took place at Mazar, few years back, that is why the strict security measures had been adopted to secure the lives of innocent people. The Government is also ensure provide Langar and water to devotees during the Urs.
He further said that to provide maximum facilities to the devotees, and aware the message of such Saints and holy men, a research centre will be established at the Mazar. He said that steps have been taken for the protection of such holy places, mosques and worship places etc. Development projects are also under way at various places. Mehfil Sama and Qawali would also be held during Urs celebration for devotees.
Secretary Auqaf Sindh Riaz Soomro, Chief Administrator Auqaf Sindh Mushtaq Soomro briefed the Minister about various steps of arrangements made for the protection of people, future projects at Mazar etc. They presented the Sindhi Caps and Ajrak to him. 3 days Urs Celebrations are underway at the Mazar. Auqaf Department will provide assistance and facilities to devotees during the event.
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Government of Sindh
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