Observer Report Islamabad
Prime Minister Imran Khan on Saturday arrived in Madina Munawara barefoot to pay his respects at Roza-e-Rasool (Peace be Upon Him).
On his arrival in the Holy City, the premier was received by Governor of Madina Prince Faisal bin Salman.
The prime minister was accompanied by his delegation including Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed, Sindh Governor Imran Ismail, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Shah Farman, Senator Faisal Javed and Punjab minister Abdul Aleem Khan.
Special Assistant to PM on Political Communication Dr Shahbaz Gill and SAPM on Interfaith Harmony Maulana Tahir Ashrafi were also present on the occasion
The premier along with the delegation had Iftar at the Prophet’s Mosque and offered Maghrib prayers.
Minister for Information and Broadcasting Fawad Chaudhry, sharing the picture of a barefoot PM Imran along with his wife Bushra Bibi, said that a servant (Imran Khan) had come to pay his respects to Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in such a manner that he did not walk in his city (Madina Munawarra) with footwear.
Fawad quoted an Urdu saying ” Adab pehla qareena hai muhabbat ke qreenon men”.