UWT to sacrifice worth Rs1bn animals

    Pakistan Observer

    Staff Reporter

    Peshawar—Ummah Welfare Trust (UWT) , a United Kingdom based non-governmental organization, has announced to perform a grand sacrifice of animals worth around Rs billion on Eidul Azha this year.

    According to the Media coordinator Sher Ali Khan, meat of the sacrificial animals would be distributed among the flood victims, internally displaced persons of Malakand Division and the earthquake affectees of Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Ziarat, as well as the deserving people of Afghanistan. In his message on the occasion, Chairman UWT Maulana Muhammad Idrees said that following the sacred act of Hazrat Ibrahim, Muslims sacrifice millions of animals every year worldwide. “What we need to understand is the philosophy behind sacrifice and to be obedient to Almighty Allah with the same commitment that was manifested in the act of Hazrat Ibrahim and Hazrat Ismael,” he added.

    He said the fact that this is the only occasion when the poor and needy in our society get the opportunity to receive a handsome amount of consumable meat and we should make our best effort to ensure the delivery of the sacrificial meat to every poor and needy person. In his message to the Trust volunteers, the chairman said even if they have to go on foot to reach the needy people living in Tents and the most difficult areas of Azad Kashmir and KPK, they must not hesitate and reach out to them to deliver the sacrificial meat. On the other hand Ummah welfare trust also distributed 550 NFI kits among the flood victims of Charsadda.

    Field in charge Iftekhar Ahmad said that this distribution took place in Govt. Post graduate college Charsadda. Media coordinator Sher Ali khan was also present on that occasion.