The central leaders of PAT visits mausoleum of Allama Muhammad Iqbal

Reported by: M S Pakistani
Translated by: Amanat Chaudhary

The central leaders of Pakistan Awami Tehreek paid a visit to the mausoleum of the Poet of East, Allama Dr Muhammad Iqbal, on November 9, 2007. Led by the Secretary-General Pakistan Awami Tehreek Anwar Akhtar Advocate, the delegation was comprised of Chaudhry Muhammad Sharif, senior vice-president of PAT, Suhail Raza, Deputy Secretary-General, Chaudhry Muhammad Afzal Gujjar, Najm-us-Saqib, Abdul Wahid Butt, Shakeel Ahmad Tahir, Sheikh Khurshid and Prof Sajjad-ul-Aziz Qadri.

The leaders of PAT laid the wreath of flowers and offered Fatiha at the mausoleum. Paying glorious tribute to Dr Allama Iqbal, Anwar Akhtar Advocate said that Dr Iqbal reawakened the spirit of freedom through his thought and poetry. His poetry was not only beacon of light for the Muslims of the sub-continent but also for the entire Muslim world. He said that his teachings were being violated in Pakistan. He asked the Pakistani nation to order their lives in accordance with the teachings of their founding fathers, Allama Iqbal and Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah.