Pakistan celebrates Eid Miladun Nabi (SAW) with religious fervour
Pakistanis on Tuesday celebrated Eid Miladun Nabi (SAW) with religious zeal and fervour to mark the birth of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SAW) on the 12th of Rabi-ul-Awal, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
The national celebrations were kicked off with 31- and 21-gun salutes by the Pakistan Armed Forces in the federal and provincial capitals respectively.
Mahafil-e-Naat and conferences across the country are being held.
Streets and roads, bazaars, markets, government, and private buildings have been illuminated with lights, colours and banners inscribed with statements about the celebration of Eid Miladun Nabi Sallallah-o-Alaihe Wa Aalehe Wassallum.
President and the Prime Minister in their separate messages on the occasion of Eid Milad-un-Nabi have said Prophet Muhammad (Sallallah-o-Alaihe Wa Aalehe Wassallum) laid the foundation of Riyasat-e-Madinah which rose before the world as an example in terms of humanity, justice and rule of law.
President Alvi’s message
President Dr Arif Alvi in his message said that Holy Prophet (Sallallah-o-Alaihe Wa Aalehe Wassallum) united the humans for oneness of Allah Almighty and it is his characteristic which made the worst enemies as each other’s well-wishers.
The President said that Holy Prophet Sallallah-o-Alaihe Wa Aalehe Wassallum 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.
PM Khan’s message
Prime Minister Imran Khan in his message said the arrival of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in the world brought a revolution in every aspect of the human society.
He said it was the effect of the life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) that the Arab tribes that were victims of internal chaos for centuries emerged as a nation.
The Prime Minister said 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.
He said the government has formed Rahmat tulil Aalameen Authority to apprise the people and the world about the life and teachings of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
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 Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Eid-Milad processions and gatherings have been organized in Bhakkar, Mianwali, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Multan, Hyderabad, Karachi, Lahore, Quetta, and Peshawar and in Azad Jammu Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan.
Muslims have illuminated their houses in their own capacity to express their love and affection with the last Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (SAW).
People also pledged to live their lives as per the teachings of Islam to make Pakistan prosperous.
In Faisalabad, youth organized staged roadside sharbat sabils (stalls) to distribute sweet water among the pedestrians and motor riders.
Large and small-scale Eid Millad caravans took out in different cities where participants hold banners, flags and buntings.
Mobile phone signals have been shut down along the procession of large-scale Eid Milad un Nabi (SAW) processions.
In Islamabad, the Central Milad Procession would be taken out from Bhutto Cricket Ground, near Sitara Market, sector G-7. Numerous small processions would join the main procession.
The Milad procession would culminate at Aabpara.
PM Khan said, “We will be celebrating the birthday of our Prophet PBUH - Eid I Milad Un Nabi - in a befitting manner across the country. Tomorrow morning President Alvi will be hosting an event & in the afternoon I will be celebrating the auspicious day at the Convention Centre.”
We will be celebrating the birthday of our Prophet PBUH - Eid I Milad Un Nabi - in a befitting manner across the country. Tomorrow morning President Alvi will be hosting an event & in the afternoon I will be celebrating the auspicious day at the Convention Centre. pic.twitter.com/AYX5DANC6D— Imran Khan (@ImranKhanPTI) October 18, 2021
Moreover, the Chaudhry brothers also extended their messages on Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH). Pakistan Muslim League (PMLQ) President and former prime minister Chaudhry Shujaat Hussain, acting Governor Punjab Chaudhry Parvez Elahi, and Federal Minister for Water Resources Moonis Elahi, in their separate messages, said the Uswa-e-Hasna of Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is a beacon of light for the whole universe and mankind.
They said Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is Rehmat for all the Muslims of the world.
“Our faith cannot complete without Khatam-e-Nubawwat (PBUH) Aqeeda,” they added.