HAFIZABAD - Preparations are afoot to celebrate Eid Miladun Nabi (PBUH) in Hafizabad and other towns of the district.

The city is being decorated with multi-colour flags and buntings. Images of Masjid-e-Nabvi and Khana Ka’aba are being erected and beautiful arches are being installed in different chowks. Different organisations will take out processions on 12th of Rabiul Awwal.

Addressing District Peace Committee, DCO Muhammad Usman and DPO Muhammad Zubair Drashak said that fool proof security arrangements were being made to ensure peace on the occasion. They also stressed upon the Ulema and members of the civil society to keep a vigilant eye on suspicious persons so as to prevent any untoward incident. The participants including Syed Wasimul Hassan Naqvi, Nasarullah Khan Bhatti, Ahmad Saeed Awan, Rana Muhammad Asghar Chishti, Faisal Nadeem Kailani, DBA President Abid Fiaz Tarar and others assured the meeting their cooperation to ensure interfaith harmony. They pledged to make continue efforts to maintain peace on the sacred occasion.

They also expressed their solidarity with the Army which was striving to quelling terrorism. They further said that the nation was fully behind the government and the Army to weed out terrorists once for all. They expressed their grave concern over the increase in the crime incidents and called upon the police to take concrete measures to decrease activities of criminals.

They particularly brought the attention of the DPO towards the kidnapping of Dr Hafiz Fiaz Ahmad and appealed him to explore the possibilities for his safe discovery at the earliest.