Islamabad, November 14, 2020 (PPI-OT): High Commission for Pakistan, Dhaka organized an event to mark Milad un Nabi (SAW) this evening. The theme of the event was “Environmental Pollution and Our Responsibilities in the light of Life of the Holy Prophets (PBUH).” The event was attended by over hundred guests from all walks of life, says a press release received here today from Dhaka. Speakers on the occasion highlighted various aspects of the life of the Prophet (SAW) as well as his teaching regarding human responsibilities towards maintaining environmental balance.
The Prophet (SAW) specifically urged his followers to contemplate relationship between the living organisms and their environment and maintain ecological balance. The Prophet (SAW) encouraged the planting of trees and described planting of trees and cultivation as good deeds. In his remarks, High Commissioner for Pakistan, Mr. Imran Ahmed Siddiqui, congratulated the audience on Milad un Nabi and said that the Prophet (SAW) was the greatest blessing of Allah for the humanity. The message of the Prophet (SAW) encompassed all aspects of human existence.
“Our respect and affection for the Prophet (SAW) demand that we follow his teaching faithfully including his various injunctions regarding measures helpful in reversing environmental degradation,” he added. The High Commissioner further said that the world can achieve sustainable peace and security by acting upon the golden Islamic principles of equity, equality and tolerance. “As Muslims, it is our responsibility to live by these principles and promote them in our respective circles too,” he emphasized. On the side-lines of the event, an exhibition of Arabic/Quranic Calligraphy was also arranged by the High Commission which, inter alia, contained art pieces by the Chief Calligrapher of the Prophet’s Mosque in Madina Munawwarah.
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