Iqbal Day: (Special ceremony to be held today at Aiwan-e-Sadr to mark birth anniversary of Allama Mohammad Iqbal)

ISLAMABAD: A special ceremony will be held here at Aiwan-e-Sadr today (Monday) to mark the 138th birth anniversary of Allama Mohammad Iqbal.

President Mamnoon Hussain will address the special ceremony. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed Chairman Higher Education Commission, renowned expert in Iqbaliyat Prof. Dr. Tehseen Firaqi, Director Iqbal Academy Ahmed Javed, Chairperson Zafar Ali Khan Chair, University of the Punjab Dr. Zahid Munir Amir and Executive Director National Vocational and Technical Training Commission Zulfiqar Cheema would also address the ceremony.

On the occasion, prominent poets would pay glowing tributes to Poet of the East and eminent singers would recite Kalam-e-Iqbal.

The Iqbal Day is being celebrated on the direction of President Mamnoon Hussain and similar functions would be organized in the future as well to mark the days of other national figures.