Chaudhrys emphasise battle against extremism, poverty on Pakistan Day

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The Chaudhrys of Pakistan Muslim League-Quaid (PML-Q) Wednesday stressed the need for battling against extremism and poverty and working for the development of the country beyond personal and political interests.

In a message on Pakistan Day, PML-Q President Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain said that the threat of extremism and poverty to humanity must be overcome.

“We have to show national unity beyond personal, political and party interests,” Shujaat said while paying glowing tributes to father of the nation Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah and national poet Allama Iqbal.

“The sacrifices of the Pakistan’s armed forces and other defence institutions for the country cannot be forgotten,” he stated and added that every son of Pakistan stood by Kashmiri brothers in their struggle for independence.

“The same spirit with which the Pakistan Resolution was passed on March 23, 1940 needs to be renewed today,” senior PML-Q leader and Punjab Assembly Speaker Chaudhry Parvez Elahi pointed out.

He highlighted the importance of Pakistan Day for the nation, adding that the sacrifices of the Pakistan’s armed forces, defence institutions, and other law enforcement agencies could not be forgotten.

“Today is the day of freedom from the shackles of oppression and slavery of the Hindu majority,” said PML-Q leader and Federal Minister for Water Resources Moonis Elahi.

He expressed solidarity with the brothers and sisters of the occupied Kashmir, stating that the Kashmiri brethren had been living in inhuman lockdown for a long time.

 

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