Government committed to make Naya Pakistna on the principles of State of Madina: Ministers

All Pakistan Naat Competition held at Radio Pakistan Islamabad
Islamabad (November 7, 2019): Minister for Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony Dr Noor-ul-Haq Qadri says Pakistan is heading towards a modern Islamic society free of chaos and sectarianism under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan.
He was addressing the All Pakistan Naat Competition in connection with the celebrations of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (Peace Be Upon Him) at National Broadcasting House in Islamabad today.
The Minister said the government is striving to connect with the basis of Pakistan’s creation for the establishment of real Islamic and welfare state. He said Imran Khan talks of the state of Madina to pursue the goals of real Islamic society envisioned by the founders of Pakistan. Dr Noor-ul-Haq Qadri said love for the Holy Prophet [Peace Be Upon Him] and pursuing his teachings are the real goal of every Muslim. He appreciated the role of Radio Pakistan for promotion of Naat, national and religious culture of the country. The Minister congratulated the contestants and winners of the competition for praising the Holy Prophet [PBUH] in a melodious and rhythmic way.
Addressing the event, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan assured that government is committed to make Naya Pakistan a country on the principles of State of Madina. She said personality and life of our prophet Muhammad (PBUH) is a guideline for us. She said Prime Minister is determined to make Pakistan a welfare state to uplift the general masses. The Special Assistant said Pakistan, Turkey and Malaysia will jointly establish a TV channel to promote real face of Islam before the world. She said such gatherings provide us an opportunity to end hatred and spread love.
Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan said our faith is incomplete without believing in Muhammad PBUH as last prophet of God. She urged the private media to follow the footsteps of Radio Pakistan and PTV by arranging such programmes to promote national thought.
The Special Assistant also congratulated Radio Pakistan and PTV for arranging Naat competition every year. She said Radio Pakistan has been arranging this event since 1983 to highlight different aspects of life of Holy Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH). She urged youth to study the life of the Holy Prophet to adopt the living style according to the Quran and Sunnah. She said Radio Pakistan and PTV have an important role in the development of modern media. She said these two institutions are also playing imperative role to end hatred.
The Special Assistant said that the government is working to eliminate corruption from the country under the leadership of Prime Minister Imran Khan and it is committed to uplift the living standards of the people.
At the end, Minister for Religious Affairs Dr Noor-ul-Haq Qadri, Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan and Director General Radio Pakistan Samina Waqar distributed cash prizes among the top three position holders and other competitors.
According to results, first prize under 15 years boys category was awarded to Muhammad Maarij Amjad from Baluchistan, 2nd prize to Saqib Muhiyyudin from Punjab while the 3rd prize to Syed Ahmad Raza from Islamabad Capital Territory, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Kashmir.
In the category of girls under 15 Mueeza Batool from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa got first prize, Aila Gul Agha from Sindh 2nd while Laiba Rafeeq from Punjab got 3rd prize.
The first prize in the category of boys 15-25 years was awarded to Syed Saqib Gilani from Islamabad Capital Territory, Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Kashmir, 2nd prize to Muhammad Yasir from Punjab, while the 3rd prize to Muhamad Hammad from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
In the category of girls 15-25 years Alina Tariq from Punjab got first prize, Dareen Gohar from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa 2nd while Hafiza Eisha from Sindh got 3rd prize.
The cash prizes worth 50,000 rupees, 40,000 rupees, and 30000 rupees were awarded to first, second, and third position holders respectively. All the other participants got 20,000 rupees each as cash prize.
The event was jointly organized by Radio Pakistan and PTV. The event was attended by a large number of people belonging to all walks of life.
The programme was broadcast live on Radio Pakistan’s Medium Wave and FM-93, FM-94 and FM-101 networks and PTV. It will be rebroadcast on these channels in the morning of 12th Rabi-ul-Awwal.

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