The top leadership of the country has called for unity as the nation celebrates Eid Milad-Un-Nabi, which marks the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
On the Eid Milad-Un-Nabi special day, prayers were held in mosques, and praises of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) were recited on loudspeakers. People in various cities also prepared to hold processions to honor the occasion.
To ensure everyone’s safety during the gatherings, security measures were put in place, and roads were blocked to facilitate the smooth flow of processions.
Eid Milad-Un-Nabi processions and gatherings, known as ‘Mahaafil-e-Milad,’ took place in both small towns and major cities across the country. This celebration holds exceptional religious significance in Islamic history, which spans over 1,400 years.
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To add to the festive atmosphere, people decorated mosques, shrines, historic sites, buildings, markets, and streets with colorful lights and decorations.
The day began with a 21-gun salute by the Pakistan Army, accompanied by prayers for the country’s security and peace during these challenging times, marked by a severe economic crisis.
In the true spirit of this auspicious occasion, citizens were seen sharing food with those in need, and neighbors and relatives exchanged sweet dishes to celebrate together.
President Dr. Arif Alvi conveyed his congratulations to the Pakistani nation and the Muslim Ummah on this blessed day. He emphasized that the arrival of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was a source of relief for humanity, calling it the greatest and most blessed event in history. He highlighted that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) brought guidance and mercy to humanity, earning him the title of “mercy for all the worlds.”
President Alvi emphasized that the life of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) exemplified obedience to Allah, justice, compassion, and love for all human beings. He noted that the teachings of the Prophet offer universal guidance and solutions to countless challenges faced by humanity today and in the future.
He also stressed the importance of unity and better understanding among the diverse cultures and religious communities in Pakistan, calling on everyone to reject forces that seek to divide the nation.
Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaar-ul-Haq Kakar urged the nation to follow the Holy Prophet (PBUH)’s teachings of brotherhood, compassion, and unity, becoming a model of tolerance and coexistence. He highlighted the Prophet’s life as an example of compassion, tolerance, and love, emphasizing the importance of kindness, justice, and mercy in today’s divided world.
The prime minister called on the nation to turn to the teachings of the Holy Prophet (PBUH), especially during these challenging times and encouraged compassion for the less fortunate.
In summary, the country came together to celebrate Eid Miladun Nabi, commemorating the birth of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH), with a message of unity, compassion, and tolerance, emphasizing the importance of following the Prophet’s teachings in today’s complex world.