Religious seminaries belong to all schools of thought are all set to celebrate the 71th Independence Day of Pakistan today with zeal and fervor. Several events have been planned at all madaris, including flag hoisting ceremonies and national song and speech contests among the students.
During the events, ulema will pledge to work for safeguarding the ideological boundaries of the country and support the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Pakistan. Special prayers will also be held for the safety and security of the country.
The events will be used to disseminate the message of peace, harmony and unity among the nation. The participants of the ceremonies will be urged to move forward as a nation thinking above creed, caste and religion. The speakers will highlight the importance of independence and the role of religious seminaries in protecting this independence.