Hazrat Umar Farooq’s martyrdom day observed in Pakistan
Islamabad: The martyrdom day of Hazrat Umar Farooq was observed in Pakistan on the first day of Muharram on Saturday.
Rallies and events were organized to pay tribute to the companion of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif paid tribute to Hazrat Umar Farooq (RA) on the occasion of his martyrdom.
In a message, he said Hazrat Umar (RA) entered Islam with the prayer of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Hazrat Umar (RA) was a companion of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) and a leader and brave commander who as head of the state established a comprehensive system of governance, he mentioned.
Shehbaz Sharif said Hazrat Umar (RA) was a good administrator and had the characteristics of humbleness and fear of Allah and he strictly followed the principles of Islam.
The prime minister said Hazrat Umar (RA) did great favours to the Islamic Ummah and prayed Allah Almighty to elevate the ranks of the companion of the Prophet (PBUH) and let everybody follow in his footsteps.