Islamabad (Agencies): President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan congratulated the entire nation on the advent of holy month of Ramazan.
In his message, President Dr Arif Alvi said on the advent of Ramazan Allah Almighty has ordained fasting for Muslims to achieve self-transformation.
He urged the nation to pledge to exterminate all obstacles facing the national progress, peace and prosperity.
The president said the nation must keep remembering the valiant martyrs who laid down their lives for the country’s peace.
"Alive nations never forget their martyrs’ sacrifices," he added.
President Alvi said the incumbent government had started its journey in the right direction for peace and progress of the nation and would achieve the set targets of development soon. The president further urged the nation to make joint efforts in that regard.
Prime Minister Imran Khan , in his message on the occasion, said Allah Almighty has provided us an opportunity to fully benefit from His blessings in this holy month.
He said self-transformation, purification and obedience to commandments of Allah Almighty were objectives of fasting. He said punctuality and regularity in Sahr-o-Iftar, prayers and refinement of character brought discipline in his life.
The PM said Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has already announced Ramadan Package for uninterrupted supply of food items at appropriate prices for the people.
"It is government’s utmost endeavor to ensure supply of electricity, gas and water during Sahr-o-Iftar timings," he said.