FAISALABAD    -   Central Ulema Council Pakistan has said that it will celebrate Rabiul Awwal as the month of Rehmatullil Aalameen.

In this connection, Paigham-e-Rehmatullil Aala­meen conferences will be held during the month at all the four provinces including Azad Kashmir.

In a statement issued here on Tuesday, Central Ulema Council Pakistan Chairman Sahibzada Zahid Mahmood Qasmi said that all programs had been finalized in this regard. The speech and Naat com­petitions among boys and girls students at school and college level will be organized. The shields will be distributed among students showing outstanding performance.

Seerat-e-Tayyaba, assaulting the women and erad­ication of narcotics will be hard hit topics during the month.

ARRANGEMENTS FINALISED FOR EID-E-MILAD IN MULTAN

District administration and police have finalized arrangements for Jashan-e-Miladun Nabi as work has been started for cleanliness of roads and decora­tion of mosques and other places in the district.

Presiding over a meeting to review arrange­ments along with City Police Officer (CPO) Khurram Shahzad Haider here on Tuesday, Deputy Commis­sioner Tahir Wattoo said that cleanliness of proces­sion routes had been started while sewerage issues were also being resolved from the routes. He said that a ban had been imposed on theaters, cinemas and other publicity adding that amplifier act viola­tions and processions without licenses would not be tolerated. He said that task has been given to the Water and Sanitation Agency (WASA) for best clean­liness arrangements in the city during Jashan-e-Mi­ladun Nabi.

Speaking on the occasion, City Police Officer (CPO) Khurram Shahzad Haider said that tight security ar­rangements would be made to avoid any untoward incident. He said that more than 2,500 police offi­cials would be deployed on security duty to maintain law and other situations. He warned the law viola­tors of strict action against them. He said that a com­prehensive screening of the Milad Camps and meal distribution points would be made.

Moreover, the local administration of Multan on Tuesday started arrangements for holy events to be conducted officially here as month of Rabiul Awwal begun tomorrow. According to a official handout, the Punjab government had announced next week as Rehmatullil Aalameen Week. Following this, CEO Multan Waste Management Company Farooq Dogar issued instructions to start exemplary cleanliness on occasion of Milad celebrations. 

On direction of the CEO, a grand cleaning plan was devised for month of Rabiul Awwal, under which the city of Multan was divided into 17 sectors. Manager Operations and all Deputy Managers Operations of the department were nominated as focal person for their respective area in the district.

Talking about the grand cleaning plan, Dogar said that special cleaning would be done in vicinity of mosques and schools. He appealed to Ulema and re­ligious scholars that the message of the beloved last prophet, “cleanliness is half of faith”, be made part of their sermon in the month of Rabiul Awwal.