Sunday, May 27, 2007

We Shall Overcome

Staff Reporter - Daily Times - Lahore, Pakistan
Saturday, May 26, 2007

Lahore: Prominent artist and social activist Jimmy Engineer has called for national unity and integrity at this critical juncture of the Pakistan’s history.

In a press statement, Jimmy Engineer said that everyone irrespective of political affiliations should work for the progress of the country.

He said that Pakistan belongs to more than 160 million people and is not just for a particular community, group or class. He said the national interests have to be safeguarded and promoted and not to be sacrificed and brushed aside for petty interests, prejudices and biases.

He said that he is great admirer of the teachings of popular saint Hazrat Data Ganj Bakhsh and follower of Sufi Barkat Ali of Risalewala near Faisalabad and by adhering to spiritualism and Sufism, Pakistanis could overcome all our problems, avoid bloodshed, violence and arson.

[picture: "In the Name of Allah" - sculptured calligraphy on black marble, 13 x 19 feet (3.96 x 5.79 metres) 1993 http://www.jimmyengineer.com/index.html]

1 comment:

Irving said...

Beautiful words of peace by the wonderfully named artist Jimm Engineer :) I learn something everyday on this amazing blog :)

Ya Haqq!

Sunday, May 27, 2007

We Shall Overcome
Staff Reporter - Daily Times - Lahore, Pakistan
Saturday, May 26, 2007

Lahore: Prominent artist and social activist Jimmy Engineer has called for national unity and integrity at this critical juncture of the Pakistan’s history.

In a press statement, Jimmy Engineer said that everyone irrespective of political affiliations should work for the progress of the country.

He said that Pakistan belongs to more than 160 million people and is not just for a particular community, group or class. He said the national interests have to be safeguarded and promoted and not to be sacrificed and brushed aside for petty interests, prejudices and biases.

He said that he is great admirer of the teachings of popular saint Hazrat Data Ganj Bakhsh and follower of Sufi Barkat Ali of Risalewala near Faisalabad and by adhering to spiritualism and Sufism, Pakistanis could overcome all our problems, avoid bloodshed, violence and arson.

[picture: "In the Name of Allah" - sculptured calligraphy on black marble, 13 x 19 feet (3.96 x 5.79 metres) 1993 http://www.jimmyengineer.com/index.html]

1 comment:

Irving said...

Beautiful words of peace by the wonderfully named artist Jimm Engineer :) I learn something everyday on this amazing blog :)

Ya Haqq!