President, PM take lead as Pakistan celebrate Eid Miladun Nabi (SAAW)
Youth play with fireworks during the celebrations for Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi, in Lahore on October 18, 2021. AFP
President Dr Arif Alvi and Prime Minister Imran Khan will lead the ceremonies as Pakistan celebrate Muslims Eid Miladun Nabi (SAAW) with religious zeal.
Taking to Twitter Prime Minister Khan said both he and President would attend ceremonies to celebrate the auspicious occasion.
“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,” he wrote.
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
President Dr Arif Alvi in his message on the eve of the auspicious occasion said that obedience of Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) is the key to success in this world and the hereafter.
“Allah Almighty sent you (PBUH) as Rehmatallil Alameen. Your (PBUH) obedience is the key to success in both worlds. Love with Hazoor (PBUH) is part of the faith of every Muslim”, the President said in his message on the occasion of 12th Rabi-ul- Awwal.
President Alvi while congratulating the Pakistani nation and Muslim Ummah on the happiest occasion of 12th Rabi-ul-Awwal said, “We should thank Allah Almighty, Who by sending Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) – the last prophet - blessed the mankind and bestowed us with the honour of being His (PBUH) Ummah.”
“Allah Almighty sent You (PBUH) towards the mankind as Basheer, Nazeer, Nabi, Ummi, Siraj-e-Muneer and Rehmatullil Alameen”, he said.
The President said that Holy Prophet (PBUH) united the humans for the oneness of Allah Almighty revealed to mankind the secrets of welfare and success in the world and hereafter.
The President said that it is the characteristic of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) alone which made the worst enemies as each other’s well-wishers. “You (PBUH) made the tribes, who were fighting for decades, part of the welfare state of Madina,” he added.
The President said that Holy Prophet (PBUH) eliminated tribalism and established a society based on universal equality, brotherhood and justice and equity. “Holy Prophet (PBUH) established an Ummah and nation without any prejudice of colour, creed, family, language and country,” he added.
The President said that Holy Prophet (PBUH) established such a welfare state where the rich and poor enjoyed equal rights He said the only solution of challenges presently faced by Ummah particularly chaos, disunity, oppression and injustice lies in learning from the life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
Prime Minister Imran Khan in his message said the arrival of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in the world brought a revolution in every aspect of human society breaking the system of oppression in the world and opening doors of welfare for humanity.
In a message on the occasion of Eid Miladun Nabi, he said, “Congratulations to all humans of the world especially the Muslims on the occasion of Eid Miladun Nabi.”
“Rabiul Awal is a month when the creator of the universe sent Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) as a guide for the success of humanity in this world and hereafter.”
Belief in the oneness of Allah, closeness with Allah with his worship, kindness, tolerance, truth, honesty, good character, love for humans and giving rights to humanity created an Islamic society which was unprecedented, he observed.
The PM said it was the effect of the life of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) that the Arab tribes, which were victims of internal chaos for centuries emerged as a nation.
The rights of women were protected, slaves were given respect in society and orphans and needy people got protection, he explained.
He said Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) laid the foundation of Riyasat e Madina which rose before the world as an example for others in terms of humanity, justice and rule of law.
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, the PM added.
The Muslims in Pakistan are also celebrating the day with zeal and enthusiasm as the markets, buildings and homes have been illuminated and decorated with bounties.
There are free meals everywhere with models of Holy Kaaba and Masjid-e-Nabvi being displayed.
The people are arranging Naat Khawani and Milad gatherings in every nook and corner of the country. Many rallies would also be organized during the day in all the cities to mark the auspicious occasion.