Birthday of Maula Ali celebrated as Fathers Day in Pakistan as well.
In this regard, Culture Center of Islamic Republic of Iran in in Islamabad held a ceremony.
Birthday of Maula Ali celebrated as Fathers Day
They celebrated the birth anniversary of Imam Ali (AS) and Father’s Day with the presence of cultural figures, academics and religious thinkers.
On the happy occasion, they also launched a book titled “Honoring the Father” in Urdu.
That aims to promote religious and cultural teachings.
The event held in the meeting hall of Khana-e-Farhang Rawalpindi, while scholars, poets, Persian lovers and university professors attendecd.
Ehsan Khazaei, Cultural Counselor of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Pakistan congratulated over the birthday of the pious Imam Ali (as).
Moreover, he said the poems of every poet should awaken the people just like the poems of Iqbal.
He further added if there is no poet or writer in the society then it means the society is empty and soulless.
He congratulated Mohammad Rafiq Mughal, author of the book “Honoring the Father” on publication of his work.
Ehsan Khazaei added this book has been compiled using verses, narrations and hadiths of Imams (AS) with a fluent and beautiful writing style and has enhanced the literary stature of Mr. Mughal.
In the ceremony, poets also recited poems about the status and position of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) and Imam Ali (AS).
Meanwhile, speakers made speeches about the status and dignity of the Holy Prophet, quoting verses from Qur’an, and the hadiths of Imams.
While praising the Cultural Center of Iran for holding this ceremony, the author of the book “Honoring the Father” shared views.
He said that at the beginning of this book, I presented poems in praise of the Holy Prophet (PBUH) and Ahl al-Bayt (AS).
He further said he believes this collection of poems will promote religious teachings in a very effective manner to the younger generation of Pakistan.
Mohammad Rafiq Mughal is a prominent Pakistani poet and one of the lovers of Ahl al-Bayt (AS).
He has published various books, including; Paradise under the feet of mothers, Imam Reza (AS) and Mashhad, Nasim Karbala, exemplary mothers of the Islamic world, Golestan Reza (AS).