- Iqbal's life, achievements present shining example of cohesive thought, action: High Commissioner
Iqbal's Life, Achievements Present Shining Example Of Cohesive Thought, Action: High Commissioner
Fakhir Rizvi 3 days ago Fri 09th November 2018 | 11:47 PM
Pakistan High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood has said that Poet of the East Allama Iqbal's life and achievements presented a shining example of cohesive thought and action.
He was speaking to a ceremony held at the Pakistan High Commission in New Delhi to commemorate the 141st birth anniversary of national poet-philosopher Allama Muhammad Iqbal, said a message received here Friday.
The officers and staff members of the High Commission offered Quran Khawani for the esal-e-sawab of the soul of Allama Iqbal.
In his remarks, the High Commissioner said Allama Iqbal was an epoch-making personality, who helped turn the tide of history in the Sub-Continent.
Paying rich tributes to Hakeem-ul-Ummat, the High Commissioner highlighted myriad dimensions of Iqbal's life, philosophy, poetic excellence, and political foresight.
The High Commissioner said that Allama Iqbal possessed remarkable knowledge of the Islamic religious and political thought and had a deep understanding of the Western philosophy and civilization.
Iqbal's concepts like Khudi (self) and Shaheen (Eagle) had universal value and remained an inspiration for the generations to come, he said and added that the nation would remain eternally grateful to Iqbal for being the Musavir-e-Pakistan.
The High Commissioner concluded that, on this auspicious day, the best tributes to Iqbal was to follow his message in letter and spirit, recommit ourselves to fulfilling his mission, and reaffirm the resolve to build Pakistan in line with the vision of the founding fathers.