First Ramazan observed as no-tobacco day

Karachi: Pakistan Islamic Medical Association (PIMA) observed a national ‘no-tobacco day’ on the first of Ramazan.

In his message, central PIMA president, Prof Sohail Akhtar urged all Muslims to start the holy month with a pledge to give up the use of tobacco, which kills 100,000 people every year in Pakistan and 5.4 million people worldwide.

He said that a smoker needs commitment and courage to shun his bad habit and the holy month of Ramzan provides the best opportunity to control you, which is one of the objectives of fasting.

PIMA through its campaign want to urge tobacco users to make use of blessings of the holy month to give up this habit harmful to health and moral.

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