High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood visits Dargah Ajmer Sharif to lay Chaddar

Pakistan’s High Commissioner to India Sohail Mahmood visited the Dargah of Hazrat Khwaja Syed Moinuddin Hasan Chishti (RA) in Ajmer Sharif, where the celebrations of his 806th Urs are currently underway. The High Commissioner laid the traditional chaddar on behalf of the people and Government of Pakistan. Upon his arrival at the Dargah, High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood was received by Syed Natiq Chishti and Syed Bilal Chishti as well as other members of the Anjuman Moinia Fakhria Chishtia Khuddam Khwaja Sahib. Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti (RA), also known as Khwaja Gharib Nawaz, is one of the greatest Sufi saints and founder of Chishti order in the sub-continent. His Urs is celebrated every year with traditional zeal and fervor, and is attended by devotees from different parts of the world, including from Pakistan. Speaking on the occasion, High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood stated that for centuries Hazrat Moinuddin Chishti (RA) has been a powerful symbol of love, light, spirituality and harmony for devotees from all across and that this spring of love would continue to guide and nourish them for all times to come. Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti is known for his love of humanity. His Sufistic values, teachings and practices of peace, unity, tolerance and harmony serve as guiding lights for diverse societies.