LAHORE – A conference on the importance of wearing Hijab by the women in an Islamic society was held in connection with International Hijab Day at Hameed Nizami Hall on Tuesday.

TheNation Editor-in-Chief Majid Nizami was the chief guest while Pir Syed Kabir Ali Shah, the founder of the Chadar Orh Tehrik, presided over the session. Custodian (Sajjada Nasheen) of Aastana Ali Pur Sharif Pir Syed Munawar Shah, known columnist of Nawa-e-Waqt Ajmal Niazi, Maulana Raji Ullah Khan, Asar Chohan and Dr Parveen Khan were the speakers while Saif Ullah Sipra was the moderator. A good number of people participated in the conference.

Majid Nizami, in his concluding address, thanked the participants and Pir Syed Kabir Ali for organising such an important gathering on International Hijab Day.

Syed Kabir Ali paid tribute to the nationalistic and religious services of the veteran editor, saying Majid Nizami has become a beloved personality not only for the people of Pakistani but for the Muslims of the world. He said that Majid Nizami was making all his efforts to spread Pakistan ideology across the country and indeed he was a real hero of Pakistanis after Quaid-e-Azam and Allama Iqbal. He asked the Muslim women to wear Hijab to present their Islamic image in the other societies. He said that conferences and seminars were held on the importance of Hijab in all over Punjab in connection with Hijab Day. He said that they would never accept the trade relation with India until the settlement of Kashmir dispute. He asked the people to vote for those parties in the coming election who pledge to promote Islamic culture in the society.

Speakers talked about the significance of Hijab in Islam and urged upon the women to follow the teachings of Islam to glorify their lives. They paid tribute to the journalistic services of Majid Nizami and termed him the great journalist of the country. They said that Pir Kabir Ali had distributed thousands chadars among the women and his mission would continue until the every woman starts wearing Hijab. Pir Syed Kabir also distributed chadars among the women participants of the conference.