ISLAMABAD: Eid Milad-un-Nabi (Peace Be Upon Him) is being observed today (Friday) with religious reverence and fervour, renewing the pledge to follow the true teachings of the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH).
The day began with special prayers for development, safety, peace, unity and brotherhood amongst the followers of Holy Prophet (PBUH). The army fired 21-gun salute to mark the day. The government has announced a a public holiday.
Special security arrangements have been made to maintain law and order across the country on the occasion of 12th Rabi-ul-Awwal.
Newspapers and magazines would publish special supplements, while television channels and radio stations would arrange special `Naatia Mushairas’ and quiz programmes on Seerat-e-Mustafa (PBUH).
All major government and private buildings, residential plazas, markets, mosques, roundabouts have been tastefully decorated.Mahafil-e-Milad and public meetings will be held in different parts of the country, while faithful would actively participate in the programmes organised by different local, religious and social organisations.
Processions are being taken out in all the cities and towns all across the county on the eve of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PBUH).