Preparations for 12th of Rabiul Awwal celebrations pick up pace
06 January, 2014
ISLAMABAD: As Eid-e-Miladun Nabi (PBUH) draws closer, preparations are getting pace with buildings and shrines in twin cities decorated with colourful buntings, banners and fancy lights to celebrate the occasion with great reverence and devotion.
Like every year, the federal as well as the provincial governments, Azad Jammu and Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan governments have planned a number of activities to celebrate the annual event on January 14.
Newspapers and magazines will be publishing special supplements, while television channels and radio stations broadcasting special `Naatia Mushairas' and quiz programmes on Seerat-e-Mustafa (PBUH).
Similarly, various social, cultural, educational institutions and religious organisations are finalising their programmes for celebrating Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH) with religious fervour.
The stalls carrying buntings, banners, badges, stickers and flags inscribed with the slogans of paying respect and reverence to the Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) are being set up at every corner of the cities.
Large banners and big bill boards are being displayed at different entrance points of streets and main roads across the cities while mosques, homes and plazas are being decorated with colourful lights and buntings.
Special programmes are being prepared for paying tribute and to highlight different aspects of the life of Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
On Rabiul Awwal 12, Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH) processions would also be taken out from different areas of Rawalpindi.
Elaborate security arrangements were being taken to ensure peace on 12 Rabiul Awwal and all the routes of the Milad processions will be thoroughly checked and the security will be tightened at the prescribed routes.
Cops with Elite Force, Special Branch officials, Muhafiz Force, motorcycle squads, Bomb disposal squads, lady police and personnel of other departments concerned would guard the Milad processions.
Special duties would also be performed by the members of the peace committee, members of Anjuman-e-Tajran and volunteers of the procession committee to ensure the security of the processions.