FAISALABAD. Prophet Muhammad Peace Be upon Him (PBUH) was ordained by Allah Almighty as protagonist of universal peace & humanity and hence being his followers, Muslims should follow his footprints to promote amity among the Ummah in addition to promoting international brotherhood across the globe, said Mr. Shabbir Hussain Chawla President Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry (FCCI).
Addressing Annual Mehfil-E-Milad in the auditorium of FCCI under the aegis of Milad Committee, he said that the life of prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is exemplary for all of us and we must follow him to harvest the benefits of Islam in this world and the world hereafter. He said that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) behaved with non Muslims with courtesy and affection and thus convinced them with his attitude to embrace Islam. Many of them turned to be his companions (Suhabi) and provided Prophet a solid ground to establish a grand Muslim empire and played their role for the dominance of Islam. “Some of them also contributed their role for the dissemination of Islam throughout this world”, he added.
He said that Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was born on 12th Rabi-Ul-Awal and hence this month is very sacred for Muslims Ummah. He said that FCCI is regularly organize Melad Sittings every year during this holy month but this time we are little bit late, however we will try to again organize this sitting during the holy Month of Rabi-ul-Awwal . He said that this month give us a message to every Muslim to follow the Sunnah of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) to become a righteous person. He said that other organizations also arrange Melad sittings to paid poetic tribute to prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in order to sensitize people to follow his footprints. He also thanked the Melad Committee of FCCI who has made best arrangements for this religious sitting.
Sheikh Farooq Yusuf Senior Vice President FCCI thanked the guests for participating in this sitting in large numbers and said that in future such sittings would be arranged with the same spirit and zeal. He also thanked the Vice President FCCI Mr. Usman Rauf, Engineer Suhail Bin Rashid, Muhammad Shafique and other members of the Melad Committee to make befitting arrangements for this Mehfil –E-Milad.
Renowned Naat Khawan Awais Raza Qadri paid poetic tribute to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) in his melodious voice.
Earlier Qari Ghulam Mustafi Naeemi also recited few verses from Holy Quran.Later Awais Raza Qadri offered prayer while Mian Javaid Iqbal of National Group presented FCCI shield to Mr. Awais Raza Qadri.