The following is a concise English translation of renowned bureaucrat Dr. Safdar Mehmood’s column titled “Sataesween Ramazan aur Qayam-e-Pakistan”, published in Jang newspaper on August 14, 2015. ****** When Mustafa Ali Hamdani announced “This is Radio Pakistan” at 12:01 am, it was as if the centuries-old dream of Muslims culminated into reality. This dream, a glimpse of which is found in the writings of Shah Waliullah two centuries ago, is
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The following is a concise English translation of renowned bureaucrat Dr. Safdar Mehmood’s column titled “Sataesween Ramazan aur Qayam-e-Pakistan”, published in Jang newspaper on August 16, 2015 (continued from the previous part). ****** He (my spiritual teacher) said, “Today is the last Friday of Ramazan, a blessed day. Prostrate before Allah in gratitude and offer prayers to make Pakistan a great empire”. In a special session of Pakistan’s first Constituent
The following is a concise English translation of Urdu excerpts from a book called ‘Seerat Un Nabi (SAW) Baad Az Wisaal Un Nabi (Part 4)’ authored by the late Mr. Abdul Majeed Siddiqui. ****** Quaid-e-Azam sent one of his closest associates to Hijaz (area of present-day Saudi Arabia which contains the two holiest sites of Islam i.e. Makkah and Madinah) on a special mission; this particular associate was specially involved
The following is a concise English translation of Urdu excerpts from a book called ‘Shajar Haye Saaya Daar’. The author, Syeda Humera Maududi, is daughter of the world renowned late Muslim scholar Syed Abul Aa’la Maududi. ****** In 1978, I (Humera Maududi) had returned to Lahore from Jeddah to spend summer vacations with my family when this strange incident occurred: It so happened that after Maghrib prayers, two Squadron Leaders
The following is a concise English translation of an Urdu column by Allama Abul Imtiaz Ain Seen Muslim for Daily Nawa-i-Waqt dated January 21, 2012. ****** There is sufficient evidence to prove that Pakistan owes its very existence to Divine Commandment. That 15 million Muslims from oppressed Muslim societies in India united together on one platform raising one demand (attaining Pakistan) is proof enough that Allah wants to employ Pakistan
The following is a concise English translation of excerpts from a book titled ‘Seerat-Un-Nabi (SAW) Baad Az Wisaal-Un-Nabi SAW – Part 7′ authored by Abdul Majeed Siddiqui. ****** A few days after the creation of Pakistan, Syed Safdar Ali Ahmed saw a dream in which an innocent boy named ‘Pakistan’ is standing in a saint’s presence wearing shiny white clothes. He continued narrating his dream: “It came to my knowledge
Qudrat Ullah Shahab, popularly known as ‘Q.U. Shahab’, was one of Pakistan’s most legendary civil servant and Urdu writer. Shahab’s most notable appointments after migration to Pakistan from the Indian Civil Service were Principal Secretary to Governor Generals Ghulam Muhammad, Iskander Mirza and Field Marshal Ayub Khan’s regimes. In 1962, he served as Ambassador of Pakistan to The Netherlands and later as Secretary of Education. During the early days of