Lahore, April 22, 2021 (PPI-OT): Chief Minister Punjab Sardar Usman Buzdar has said Allama Iqbal awakened the Muslims of the sub-continent from deep slumber adding that the idea of a separate homeland was a true reflection of his vision. In a statement, the CM said the idea was materialized under the leadership of Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah in a short span of 17 years. Allama Iqbal was a harbinger of Muslim unity and addressed the whole of humanity through his poetry, he said. The vision and philosophy of the poet of the east guide us as Allama Iqbal highlighted the glory of Islam, he further said.
The CM observed that Pakistan will become a true welfare State by following the philosophy of Allama Iqbal as he promoted the norms of equality, justice, self-reliance and democracy. The vision of a new Pakistan depicts the philosophy of Allama Iqbal and the PTI-led government is striving to transform Pakistan according to the aspirations of Allama Iqbal, concluded the CM.
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