ISLAMABAD: Congratulating the nation on Eid Milad un Nabi, President Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan in their separate messages called for truly following the teachings of holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SAWW) to realize the objective of establishing an Islamic welfare state.

According to Radio Pakistan, President Arif Alvi said we should give preference to collective national and religious interests and bring positive change in our deeds and actions to transform the country in accordance with the State of Madina.

Prime Minister Imran Khan in his message said the nation should make firm pledge today that it will follow the life of holy Prophet (SAWW) in true spirit whilst rising above any petty interests. He said we should refrain from steps which distort the image of Islam in the world.

The Prime Minister urged the countrymen to promote unity, tolerance, brotherhood and interfaith harmony amongst their ranks as per the teachings of holy Prophet Muhammad (SAWW).

Prime Minister Imran Khan has appealed to the nation to promote qualities of unity, forgiveness, tolerance, religious forbearance and harmony among themselves, as the same are the teachings of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him).

Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has extended joyous felicitations to all Muslims on the auspicious day of the birth of holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

In his message on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAWW), he said that the day reminds us of the golden principles laid by Islam, which were illustrated in the sublime way of life that Holy Prophet led.

The Minister said the day makes us to comprehend the significance of the lofty values of sacrifice, tolerance, brotherhood and unity among the Muslim community.

Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said that our salvation, peace and progress of the country rests in following the teachings of Holy Prophet (PHUH) and injunctions of Islam at the individual and collective level.