Islamabad: President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan urged youth to understand the message of Iqbals’s poetry and philosophy on Friday.
The 141st birth anniversary of Poet of east, National philosopher and Dreamer of the nation, Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal is being celebrated in Pakistan today.
The celebration started with the Naval guards being changed on his tomb. People coming to his tomb and paying tribute to his soul and admiring his philosophy and poetry.
Different ceremonies such as Speech competitions, Iqbal day plays, and his poetry seminars are being held at different seminars.
President Arif Alvi had highlighted the importance of understanding the underlined meaning in Iqbal’s poetry and philosophy and urged youth to learn from his teachings to face hardships
“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.
Prime Minister, Imran Khan on the other hand at a different occasion said that youth to follow footprints of the thinker of Pakistan. He said that Allama Muhammad Iqbal would always be remembered for not awakening Muslims but also to create a sense of strong living in them.
Iqbal’s contribution toward making a separate homeland is memorable. He sparked the idea of separate nation before any one could ever think about it.