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Pakistan High Commissioner to India Mahmood lays traditional Chaddar at Dargah Ajmer Sharif

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to Sohail Mahmood visited the of Hazrat (RA) in Ajmer Sharif on Saturday where the celebrations of his 807th annual are currently underway.

A press release from High Commission in read, "The presented the traditional chaddar on behalf of the people and and offered dua (prayers)."

Mahmood was greeted by and as well as other notable members of the upon his arrival at the Sharif.

Khwaja Ghareeb Nawaz, as he is popularly known among his followers, (RA) is one of the most revered Sufi saints of the subcontinent. He is the founder of the Chishtia order in the region. On his annual Urs, devotees from all across the world including Pakistan visit the

In his remarks on the occasion, the stated that Hazrat Moinuddin Chishti Ajmeri (RA)'s message of love, compassion, humanity and harmony had spread far and wide and provided spiritual nourishment to devotees from all backgrounds for centuries.

He further stated that Sufi saints like (RA), Hazrat (RA) and Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia (RA) formed an immutable and eternal bond between the people of Pakistan and

Mahmood also expressed the hope that the message and illustrious example of these Sufi saints would continue to serve as a guiding light in tackling present day challenges and also help the two countries develop a relationship based on better mutual understanding.

As per the traditions, the Dargah Sharif's notables did the traditional 'dastaarbandi' for the

"The High Commissioner thanked the and local authorities for facilitating his visit on this auspicious occasion," read the press statement.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 16:53 IST