ISLAMABAD: President Asif Ali Zardari has urged nation to seek inspiration from sacrifice of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) and fight against tyranny, dictatorship and terrorism, to put the country on path of progress and development, Geo news reported.
In a message on the 10th of Muharram – Ashura, the President said at Karbala, the family of Holy Prophet (Peace Be Upon Him) and His grandson Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A) offered the supreme sacrifice to uphold the golden principles of Islam against the undemocratic and dictatorial powers.
He said the day is a reminder of how to stand up for the right with dauntless courage for freedom and justice and will serve as a glowing example for the entire humanity till the end of this world.
President Zardari said Karbala will always be quoted as an example of determination and resolve, by a group of devotees who set the example of sacrifice and bravery against a despot.
The President said Hazrat Imam Hussain (R.A) stood up to a dictator to protect the Islamic values. His supreme sacrifice reflects the spirit of Islam, which is against tyranny and despotism.
“Let us pledge that we shall fight against tyranny, ignorance, dictatorship, terrorism, barbarism and violence in the light of the principles set by Hazrat Imam Hussain (RT).
Only then can we put our country on the path of development and progress,” the President said.