KARACHI: Popular Geo TV host Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain, keeping with the tradition of observing the days associated with the great personalities of Islam in the holy month of Ramazan, Friday observed the Youm-e-Shahadat of Hazrat Ali (RA) in Geo TV’s special live transmission ‘Pehchan Ramazan’ at the Shehr-e-Ramazan with solemnity and reverence.
The host paid great tributes to the Babul-Ilm for his services for the religion and Ummah on his martyrdom day during the Sehr and Iftar transmission on 21st Ramazan.In this connection, the parents of another martyr, Lieutenant Yasir Abbas of the Pakistan Navy was invited in the programme.
Lieutenant Yasir had embraced martyrdom while putting resistance to the enemies of the country at PAF Base Karachi on May 22, 2011.Dr Aamir Liaquat Hussain warmly welcomed the parents of the martyred soldier in his programme. He said the martyrs sacrifice their lives for the safety and security of the nation.
Jaffar Abbas, father of Shaheed Yasir Abbas, said his son regarded the martyrdom as a great honour and used to share his desire with his friends. He said his son had written in his personal diary that impossible could be made possible by making effort with true spirit, and he did it when the time came. He said the terrorists wanted to take the Chinese engineers hostage at the PAF base but his son sacrificed his life to foil their nefarious designs.
Saba Jaffar, mother of Shaheed Yasir Abbas, said being the mother of a martyred soldier, she feels proud. She said her son come to her dream daily, and she never feels his absence too much as her son remains with her.
Maria Adnan, sister of Shaheed Yasir Abbas, said on telephone she was proud over the sacrifice of her brother for the country.In the programme, eminent Nauha Khawan Mir Hassan Mir recited ‘Munqibat’ in connection with the Youm-e-Shahadat of Hazrat Ali (RA), while eminent Sana Khawan Imran Sheikh Attari and Ahmed Raza Qadri presented the ‘Nazrana-e-Aqeedat’.
The quarter-final round of Shehr-e-Ramazan programme ‘Zer Zabr Pesh’ has also been completed.On the 21st day of the special transmission, announcements of donations were made for three-year-old hearing-impaired Rehan and one Manzoor, who has lost both his hands.