Abu Dhabi, November 11, 2012 (PPI-OT): Allama Dr. Muhammad Iqbal, poet of East, philosopher, thinker and a visionary person will be remembered in this universe for all times to come. Iqbal’s personality resonated waves gave and thoughts of two-nation theory to the people of sub-continent. This was stated by Jamil Ahmed Khan, Ambassador of Pakistan to the UAE while addressing a seminar on Iqbal Day.
“Allama Iqbal preached peace, tranquility and always advocated about the well being of the society through focus on education”, he said.
Pakistan is passing through challenges where a courageous girl like Malala Yousafzai who followed the philosophy of Allama Iqbal in enhancement of women education was attacked by the people of extremism bent of mind which is a negation of ideology of personality like the Poet of the East.
The Seminar was followed by poetic session where prominent Pakistani poets from UK and USA namely Basir Kazmi and Rehana Qamar recited poems paying tribute to Dr. Muhammad Iqbal. Large number of Pakistani poets from the UAE also participated. Ambassador Jamil Khan appreciated the efforts of “Qalandran-e-Iqbal” organization headed by Mr. Tariq Butt.
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Miss. Aisha Kiran
Executive Secretary to the Ambassador
Embassy of Islamic Republic of Pakistan Abu Dhabi