Monday December 21, 2015
Kabul (BNA) Milad-ul-Nabi (Prophet’s Birthday) was observed in a ceremony held here yesterday, BNA reported.
In the ceremony attended among others by scholars and university professors, the message of President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani was readout by Mohammad Mahaq, Cultural Advisor to Administration Affairs of Presidency in which he congratulated the auspicious day to Muslims all over the world especially the people of Afghanistan. Celebrating the birth of the prophet (PBUH), the president in the message said that message of prophet (PBUH) was to set free the slaves and deprived people, alleviate poverty, ensure justice and brotherhood in the society. The prophet (PBUH) had established a society based on justice where the rich took the hand of poor and there was no discrimination between black and white, between Arab and non-Arab. Milad-ul-Nabi is celebrated at a time when the Islamic world is facing variety of threats, parts of the Islamic world is burning in war and internal differences, the president said in his message, adding hundreds of thousands of children have been living in miseries due to fighting. The prophet (PBUH) didn’t want a neighbor to deceive its neighbor, the president said in his message, saying the prophet highlights the rights of women in society. Minister for Hajj and Auqaf, Faiz Mohammad Usmani also spoke on the occasion and noted that following the prophet (PBUH) Sunnah and His guidelines can help Muslims to get rid of problems and overcome all social evils.
Deputy Minister of Information and Culture on Publications, Sayeda Mojgan Mostafavi in her address highlighted the place of women in Quran and Sunnah and said that before Islam, women had been sold like animals but Islam guarded the women’s right. Those who in the name of Islam kill people destroy masjids and schools in fact are ignorant people and defaming the religion of Islam, she pointed out. Dr. Ayaz Niazi, Qayum Sajadi and few more personalities also spoke at the ceremony to mark Milad-ul-Nabi.