LAHORE - Religious scholars delivered sermons on the second day of the second phase of Tablighi congregation at Raiwind.

Since 2007, up to four-day annual congregation has been divided into two phases due to administrative and security reasons in the small area of Raiwind.  Thousands of people from specific districts are attending the second and final phase of the congregation. The moot will end on Sunday morning after a special prayer.  On Friday, the rush was extraordinary because a large number of people from Lahore also prefer to go to congregation to offer the Friday prayer over there. Special prays were offered for the Muslims of the world and prosperity of the country.  The LTC is operating a special shuttle service from different spots towards the Raiwind to facilitate the participants of the Ijtima.  Pakistan Railways to operate special trains from the venue on concluding day.  In the first phase, pilgrims from Interior Sindh, Lahore, Gujranwala, Sargodha, Faisalabad, Dir, Peshawar, Swat, and Haripur to Gilgit are arriving in Raiwind. In the second phase, people from Karachi, Quetta and other parts of Balochistan, Bahawalpur, Multan, Dera Ismail Khan, Rawalpindi, Islamabad, Bannu, Kohat and Mardan will join in.

People coming from different parts of the world have been accommodated according to their convenience and travel schedule.

Various dignitaries and politicians will also visit the congregation where special sittings and lectures will be arranged for the participants.