Islamabad, April 20, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Speaker National Assembly, Sardar Ayaz Sadiqhas said that Pakistan could achieve a cleardistinction in political, economic, social and religious spheres if we follow the thought and philosophy of great poet, Allama Muhammad Iqbal in true spirit.He said that Allama Iqbal’s dream about Pakistan had been materialized under the leadership of Quaid-e-Azam in 1947 by creating Pakistan and now it is our duty to achieve the level of thoughts and actions as desired by the great poet. The Speaker National Assembly Sardar Ayaz Sadiq expressed these views in his message on the occasion of 80th Death Anniversary of Allama Muhammad Iqbal.
The Speaker saidthat the basis of Iqbal’s philosophy was Islam and according to him, the fundamentals of Islamic model were the people, independence and conscience. He said that extremism and bigotry had no place in the Allama Iqbal’s scheme of things and he wanted Muslims to be moderate, peaceful and enlightened so that their deeds convince non-Muslim to develop penchant for Islam.
He said that prior to 1940, when Pakistan resolution was formally passed; Allama Iqbal’s philosophical and poetic writings were instrumental in formation and molding of public opinion. The dream of Allama Iqbal was a great blessing for the Muslims of the subcontinent, he added.
The Speaker said that Allama Iqbal visualized the suffering of Muslim Ummah and masses that led to their melt down and also proposed recipe for their revival and regaining the lost glory of the Muslims. He was the great proponent of unity of Muslim Ummah and reliance on their resources and strength.
On the occasion the Deputy Speaker National Assembly, Murtaza Javed Abbasi has said that Dr. Allama Muhammad Iqbal was one of the greatest poet, thinker and philosopher of the last century.He gave the Muslims of Sub-continent a vision for separate homeland and Pakistan today symbolizes the legacy of great visionary.
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