Rawalpindi - A Naat competition was held in Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU) Radio Voice of Women (VoW) as part of celebrations of the month of Rabi-ul-Awal and the birthday of beloved Prophet Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH).

Vice Chancellor (VC) FJWU Dr Samina Amin Qadir was the chief guest whereas Prof Dr Bushra Anayat Raja and Prof Dr Farhana Khursheed were the judges of the competition. Students from eleven departments of the university participated in the competition with great reverence and enthusiasm to pay tribute to the Holy Prophet (PBUH).

Melodious voices of the students held the hall spell bound and made the mehfil more spiritual and a source of inspiration.

The participants recited the naat in a very impressive manner. They enlightened the audience on the importance of staying calm and highlighted various aspects of life and teachings of the Holy Prophet (PBUH).

Fariha Tahir, a student of department of Business Administration attained first position, while Hafza Ijaz, student of Gender Studies department achieved second position second whereas Tabeena Iqbal, from Behavioural Sciences Department was awarded third position in the naat competition.

Prof Dr. Bushra Anayat Raja emphasized that we can overcome all the predicaments that confront us by steadfastly following the teachings of the Holy Quran and the Holy Prophet (PBUH).

Prof Dr. Samina Amin Qadir (Vc, FJWU) said “We can’t be as perfect as Hazrat Muhammad (PBUH) but we can try to be good humans and treat people the way we want to be treated ourselves,” she added,

The soulful Naat competition ended with reciting salaam and offering dua about the restoration of peace and prosperity in the country, along with the progress of the university.

Meanwhile, Dars-e-Quran was organized at Rawalpindi Arts Council in collaboration with Idara-tul-Mustafa International here. The renowned religious scholar Pirzada Muhammad Raza Sabiq Mutafai delivered a lecture on the occasion whereas a large numbers of people of twin cities attended the Dars-e-Quran.