The district administration officially announced Iqbal
Manzil as smoking free under Smoke Free City Sialkot Project.
ECI President Muhammad Mehdi Mazaheri paid rich tributes to Iqbal
and Saadi and said that poetry and philosophy of both are still a great source of guidance for the whole world.
Chairman Allama Iqbal
Council, Islamabad Zulfiqar Cheema was the chief guest at the occasion.
The event was specifically organized by the Lahore Arts Council to pay tribute to Iqbal
The seminar was presided over by the Senator Waleed Iqbal
, the grandson of poet-philosopher Dr.
Further, the seminar was attended by Aiwan-e-Iqbal Complex Chairman and Pakistan Today Editor Arif Nizami, Senator Waleed Iqbal
, journalist Orya Maqbool Jan and Sajjad Mir.
As usual, Iqbal
will be remembered on his death anniversary on April 21, but new books and articles on him keep pouring in all through the year.
Justice Nasira Javid Iqbal
wanted the youth to take part in the prosperity of the Muslim Umah.' She was of the view that the youth can provide the leadership that can lead the nation to the height of success and progress.
High Commissioner Babar Amin said Iqbal
was the ideological founder of Pakistan, who rekindled the quest for independence and a separate homeland among the Muslims of South Asia through his poetry and philosophy.
He said that the poet of the east Allama Muhammad Iqbal
had firm believe on rule of law and justice.
The Minister was informed that Iqbal
Academy is organizing National Iqbal
conference in Karachi this year.