President appeals for special prayers for flood victims, dengue patients

ISLAMABAD: President Asif Zardari on Tuesday appealed to the people and all political parties to offer special prayers on Wednesday after Zuhr prayers for the flood victims in Sindh and other parts of the country.In a message from London the President also urged the people to pray for those suffering from dengue fever and other ailments.According to the Spokesperson for the President Farhatullah Babar, the President said these are testing times that call for demonstrating unity and rising above the political considerations.While the government was doing all it can to alleviate the sufferings of people the need for collective prayers against natural calamities was no less important, the President added. – APP