ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The nation celebrated Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW) on Tuesday with traditional zeal and fervor and renewing the pledge to transform their lives in line with the Islamic principles and disseminate teachings of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him).
The day dawned with a 31 and 21 gun salute in the Federal and Provincial Capitals, respectively following a night of Mahafil-e-Naat and Conferences across the Country.
Special prayers were offered in mosques for upholding and flourishing of Islam and religious teachings, unity, solidarity, progress, and welfare of the Muslim Ummah.
State and religious organizations, Milad committees, and individuals organized a number of activities including processions, seminars, conferences and discussion programmes to mark the annual event.
Streets and roads, as well as bazaars, shopping centres, government and private buildings, were beautifully decorated and illuminated with lights, colours, and banners bearing writings about the celebration of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (SAW).
In connection with the day, a national Rehmatul-lil-Alameen [Sallallah-o-Alaihe Wa Aalehe Wassallum Khatam-un-Nabiyeen] Conference was held in Islamabad.
In their separate messages on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi, President Dr. Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) laid the foundation of Riasat-e-Madina which rose before the world as an example in terms of humanity, justice, and rule of law.
President Arif Alvi said that the Holy Prophet (PBUH) united the humans for the oneness of Allah Almighty and it is his character that made the worst enemies as each other’s well-wishers.
The president said that the Holy Prophet (PBUH) established such a welfare state where the rich and poor enjoyed equal rights.
While lauding the efforts of the present government in turning Pakistan into a model welfare state on the patterns of Riasat-e-Madina, he hoped that all resources will be utilized for this purpose.
In his message, Prime Minister Imran Khan said that the arrival of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in the world brought a revolution in every aspect of human society. He said that it was the effect of the life of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) that the Arab tribes that were victims of internal chaos for centuries emerged as a nation.
The prime minister said that in this state system, minorities were protected, poor and needy were taken care of and rights and obligations of the state and citizens were determined.
Imran Khan said that the government has formed the Rehmatul-lil-Alameen Authority to apprise the people and the world about the life and teachings of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). He said that the authority will make the world familiar with the Islamic revolution and will provide guidance to youth enabling them to learn about the life of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
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