Eid Milad-Un-Nabi (PBUH) Preparations In Full Swing
Preparations are in final phase to commemorate Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH) with zeal and fervor across the country. Streets and cities all over the country have been lite up with festive lights.
The day of 12th Rabiul Awal has special significance in the Islamic calendar. Muslims believe that almighty God’s last Prophet (PBUH) was born on this day as a mercy on humanity. The followers of beloved Muhammad (PBUH) have spent the entire month illuminating their houses with lustrous lights while spreading rose petals in devotion.
Streets, marketplaces, buildings and mosques all present a seemingly delightful image across various cities including Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar, Quetta and Islamabad. Young and old have gathered in large numbers to celebrate the occasion with great zeal.
Different organizations have arranged events to highlight the qualities of Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in his lifespan. Moreover, the attendees pass blessings by offering Darood Sharif. They pray for forgiveness under the shadow of their advocate, Muhammad (PBUH).
Special security arrangements have been made to safeguard the scheduled processions by different religious organizations in Karachi. The main procession will initiate from Bolton Market for which a security plan has been forwarded for Muhammad Ali Jinnah Road.
Meanwhile, full proof security arrangements have been made for Eid Milad-un-Nabi across all cities. Lahore witnessed a special flag march by police in this respect.
Seerat-un-Nabi (PBUH) Conference
On November 17, Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, Dr. Noorul Haq Qadri had said a two day International Seerat-un-Nabi (SAWW) Conference will be held in Islamabad on 20th and 21st of this month on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH).
Addressing a news conference in Islamabad, he said opening session of the conference will be chaired by Prime Minster Imran Khan whereas President Dr Arif Alvi will preside the closing session on second day of the event.
The minister said a committee will determine the winners in different Islamic writings and research work and President Dr Arif Alvi will distribute prizes among the winners.
He said prominent Ulema and Mushaikh from across the world , political leaders, faculty members of different universities, scholars and members of the parliament will participate in the conference.
Noorul Haq Qadri said an international Qirat competition will also be organized on 17th of this month in Karachi while a function about “Sufiana Kalam” will be arranged at Governor House Lahore on 18th of this month in connection with the Eid Millad-un- Nabi (SAWW) celebrations.
The minster said Radio Pakistan and PTV have already started to air Qirat, Naat Khawani and other relevant programmes in connection with Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAWW) to highlight the life and teachings of the Holy Prophet (SAWW).