Thursday, February 17, 2011

Lahore celebrates Eid Milad un Nabi (PBUH)

February 16, 2011 marked 12 Rabi ul Awwal - the birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH); an occasion that is celebrated all across the Islamic World. The celebrations of the day include holding of mehfil-e-milaad at various locations across major cities and towns in Pakistan. Important landmarks and public buildings are decorated with buntings and lights while people distribute sweets to their neighbors, friends and family.

A beautifully decorated masjid on the Mall in Lahore
In Lahore, masjids and other important buildings were illuminated beautifully to celebrate the occasion and rallies were held to celebrate the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH)'s arrival in this world. Security was on high alert in order to avoid any untoward incident and the day passed happily and peacefully.

Lahore Metblogs