The three-day 705th Urs celebrations of great saint of sub-continent Hazrat Shah Ruknuddin Alam began in Multan on Saturday.
Addressing on the occasion, Makhdoom Shah Mehmood Qureshi stressed the need for following the teachings of the saint for maintenance and promotion of peace, love and brotherhood.
He urged them to understand the message of the great saint and follow it for success.
He said the great saint was very kind and he always resolved problems of masses.
The Custodian of the shrine prayed for progress and prosperity of the country.
He said the country was facing numerous internal and external challenges, adding that conspiracies were being hatched to create division among the masses.
He also prayed for economic revival, investment and job opportunities in the country.
President of Muslim Institute Islamabad Sahibzada Sultan Ahmed Ali, on the occasion, said that saints always guided people towards goodness.
Ex-federal minister for religious affairs Hamid Saeed Kazmi also addressed the inaugural session and said that the great saints purified the people, who used to visit the shrines.