Islamabad, March 18: The Shia Imami Ismaili Tariqah and Religious Education Board (ITREB) organized a Seerat Conference in the federal capital. Theme of the Seerat Conference was “Status and Role of Women in the Society in the light of the teachings of Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAWW).
Egypt’s envoy in Pakistan was the Chief Guest, while KP Provincial Minister for Population Welfare, Saleem Khan and Speaker Gilgit – Baltistan Legislative Assembly, Wazir Baig, were also present at the conference.
Speaking at the occasion scholars said that women can get their rights by following teachings of the Holy Prophet and the Holy Quran.
Mr. Sidique Ali Chishti, Faculty Comparative Religions Dept. Islamic International University, Islamabad will discussed “The Status of women in Islam”.
Dr. Shahida Muhiuddin, Senior Scholar ITREB for Pakistan spoke about Hazrat Khadija as an Exemplary Women in Islam.
Dr. Rukhsana Hassan, Chairperson Gender Studies, Fatima Jinah Women University, addressed the theme related to “the Role of women in the reformation of Society”.
Mr. Perwaiz Hayat, Senior Scholar ITREB for Pakistan spoke on Balance in the rights of men and women in Islam.
Naat Sharif were also recited during the conference.
The efforts of ITREB for launching of the Seerat Conference have been hailed by public circles. It is pertinent to note that similar Seerat Conferences have also been held in Gilgit and Chitral in the past.