Pakistan Recitation and Naat Council holds naat gathering
By Mujahid Iqbal; Photos by Saeed Ahmed
KUWAIT: Under the auspices of the Pakistan Recitation and Naat Council, the fourth naat mehfil was held in Qasir Hawally Hall on Friday, Nov 16, 2018 on the occasion of the Prophet’s (PBUH) birthday.
Head of the council Mohammad Arif Butt, President Shehzad Ahmad and Senior Vice President Tariq Ali Mohsin welcomed on stage the guests – famous naat reciter Hamza Ali Suhrawardy, passport section in-charge at the Pakistani Embassy Ata-ur-Rehman and Mohammad Umar and Mohammad Ismail Hussein from England.
The council’s team leader Sahabzada Irfan Ahmed Kiyani delivered the opening words and thanked those who helped organize the gathering. Quran and naat reciter Qari Suhaib Anjum, a resident of Kuwait, recited verses from the Holy Quran. Resident naat reciters Hafiz Faisal Riyaz and Shahid Muneer then began the proceedings.
After speeches by Butt and Ata-ur-Rehman, the invited reciters recited verses from the Holy Quran and various naats. The mehfil concluded with duroods and prayers, and 10 umrah tickets were given to participants in a raffle draw.