NOWSHERA VIRKAN - A seminar, held under the auspices of Nowshera Virkan Press Club, highlighted the services of the great poet of the 20th century Dr Allama Muhammad Iqbal here the other day.

The participants pledged to make Pakistan a truly Islamic state in line with thoughts of the great poet and philosopher of the East. They highlighted the importance of the highly intellectual poetry of great Muslim philosopher Allama Iqbal for the betterment, self respect and sovereignty of the Muslim nation in line with the teachings of Islam. They emphasized a need for acting upon the sayings of the philosopher who envisioned the idea of the emergence of a separate homeland for the Muslims of the subcontinent. They also offered Fateha for rest of his soul in peace. Press Club president Athar Shafiq Meer, Municipal Committee chairman Ch Gulzar Ahmed Bath, Jamaat-e-Islami ameer Mian Liaqat Ali, secretary general Naseer Ahmed Butt, Shabab-e-Milli president Farooq Ahmad Khahra and attended the seminar.