ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan, in his message to the nation on Youm-e-Ashura, said that Imam Hussain (A.S) has taught us to remain steadfast while upholding the truth.
The prime minister said that Ashura reminds us of the great sacrifice by Imam Hussain (A.S), the grandson of Holy Prophet (PBUH), for upholding the sanctity of Islam.
He said that the incident of Karbala gives us a lesson about being ever-ready to offer sacrifice for the attainment of greater objectives.
“Being steadfast while upholding the truth is a mission and one should never refrain from offering even the biggest kind of sacrifice,” he said.
PM Khan mentioned that history remembers the act of Imam Hussain (A.S) as Uswah-e-Shabbiri, which gives the great message of remain undeterred while upholding the truth.
He said that Karbala is a historic battle between truth and falsehood that took place on 10th of Muharram, adding that the battle between truth and evil exists today as well.
“Imam Hussain (A.S) proved with his immortal sacrifice that whenever such a situation takes place, truth always makes a lasting success. This example of steadfastness and persistence is a guiding principle for our lives,” he said.
The prime minister said, “On this day, we should not only remember the Uswah-e-Hussain but also make sincere efforts to reform our lives in accordance with his golden principles.”
“This is the need of the hour and is linked with our very own existence, stability and prosperity,” he concluded.