Pakistan Women’s Association Kuwait organizes Hijab Day
By Mujahid Iqbal
Pakistan Women’s Association Kuwait organized Hijab Day, a memorable program. The purpose of organizing Hijab Day was to make Muslim women aware about hijab and Islamic sharia and make it a common practice in the society. Women from all walks of life participated actively and courageously in the event.
President of Pakistan Women’s Association Kuwait Robeela Irfan said the success of Hijab Day is because of Allah Almighty’s blessings and brilliant teamwork. Irfan said the purpose behind organizing this unique program is to spread awareness about hijab and its benefits among Muslim women. She explained that Pakistan Women’s Association Kuwait was formed to promote Islamic education through training and development to educate and empower women, particularly the young generation. This is a platform for women and youth to utilize their skills and enhance their capacities.
Many interesting, exciting and informative activities were presented, which were mostly performed by participating women. Executive team members of the association Hina Haseeb, Hafsa Abdul Sattar and Rabiya Ejaz participated in many activities, expressing their point of views on the hijab’s importance, while Mariam Mansoor presented the Kalam-e-Iqbal. Pakistan Excel English School and Hawally Pakistan English School presented beautiful tableaux.
A speech competition was held between various schools on the topic “Hijab is my Pride”. Hawally Pakistan English School’s Fatima Azhar was the winner, Pakistan English School and College’s Zainah Basit came second, while Pakistan Sunshine School Hawally’s Hareem Adnan bagged the third position. Many competitions were held between the participants, in which women participated enthusiastically. Gifts were given to participants in the competitions and the audience. Appreciation certificates were also given to students.
“I deeply and sincerely congratulate Pakistan Women’s Association Kuwait for organizing such an interesting and unique program,” said the chief guest Sana Umar Javed. At the conclusion of the event, dinner was served.