No compromise on women’s safety Greater Iqbal Park incident a heinous crime: Sarwar

Staff Reporter

Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar has termed the incident of violence against a woman in Greater Iqbal Park as heinous and reprehensible, saying that there will be no compromise on ensuring protection and safety of women.

“Every Pakistani must fulfil his responsibility towards the protection of women.”In his tweet message on Wednesday, Punjab Governor Ch Sarwar said that incidents like Greater Iqbal Park should not be tolerated under any circumstances, adding that a case has been registered against the culprits and they will be dealt with iron hand.

Later, in his message on Ashura Day, Punjab Governor Chaudhry Sarwar said that this day reminds the Muslim Ummah of the great sacrifices of the martyrs of Karbala and inspire that one should not spare any sacrifice for achieving higher goals and truth.

He underscored that today the need for the promotion of the spirit of self-sacrifice is greater than ever.

He further said that whenever there would be any mention of patience, self-sacrifice, and raising the word of truth in the face of falsehood, the history of humanity will always remember and honour the unparalleled courage, bravery and eternal sacrifices of Hazrat Imam Hussain and his companions at Karbala.

The Punjab governor said that the Martyrs of Karbala gave the lesson to stand firm against oppression and tyranny.

The purpose of remembering the events of Karbala is to awaken the same spirit of self-sacrifice and solidarity in ourselves that Hazrat Imam Hussain and his companions had demonstrated in Karbala.

Chaudhry Sarwar said that the best way to commemorate the tragedy of Karbala and pay homage to the great sacrifices of Hazrat Imam Hussain and his companions is by promoting unity amongst the ummah and strive together for the progress and prosperity of the country whilst facing the enemies with valour and courage.


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