President urges strict SOPs compliance for Muharram processions

President Dr. Arif Alvi has stressed for strict following of the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) during the processions and rallies of Muharram to prevent the spread of coronavirus.

In his message on the advent of new Islamic year and sacred month of Muharram-ul-Haram, he urged the need for exhibiting same discipline during this month as demonstrated by the public to contain the disease.

President Alvi also stressed overcoming the challenges of the country by shunning the ills of religious hatred and sectarianism.  

The President said Muharram-ul-Haram reminds us about the sacrifices made by the great Islamic personalities for the sanctity of religion and also guides about following the principles of tolerance, truthfulness and steadfastness.