National Rehmat-Ul-Lil Almeen Celebrations at COMSATS University Islamabad, Abbottabad Campus
Seerah (النبی صلی الله علیه وسلم) Society, COMSATS University Islamabad, Abbottabad Campus has organized the Seerat Conference event on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 at 11:00 to 13:00 hours in Main Auditorium under National Rehmat-Ul-Lil Almeen Celebrations 1444 AH.
Eminent Scholar Professor Dr. Zeeshan Ahmed, Dean Al-Qadir University Project Trust Jhelum (Former Director Undergraduate Business program LUMS, and Dean and Director Karachi School of Business and Leadership) was the honorable the guest speaker. The topic of the talk was “The Current Academic Challenges and their Solution in the Seerah of Prophet Muhammad صلی الله علیه وسلم.” A large number of Faculty members, students, and other employees of the campus attended the event. The event started with the recitation from Holy Quran followed by Naat e Rasool صلی الله علیه وسلم.
Convener, Dr. Jamil Anwar introduced the objectives and the mandate of Seerah Society and emphasized that we have to make our daily life practices inline and relevant to the life of Prophet Muhammad صلی الله علیه وسلم. For that purpose such events and interactions with eminent scholars are necessary to reinforce the teachings and practices of the Prophet صلی الله علیه وسلم. He thanked the Campus Director, efforts of Seerah صلی الله علیه وسلم Society team, students, and all administrative staff for their patronage and support for organizing this event.
Professor Dr. Zeeshan Ahmed enlightened the audience with his thought-provoking and full of wisdom narrations from the life of Prophet صلی الله علیه وسلم and linked them with the contemporary challenges being faced by Academia. Professor Zeeshan, specifically mentioned the communication, negotiation, planning, strategy of war and peace, work-life balance, reasoning and thinking, spirituality, leadership, pedagogy, and teaching styles of Prophet صلی الله علیه وسلم and their relevance to the current challenges. Quoting the references from Quran, Sunnah, and contemporary best practices, he makes his point very clear that for Ummah to be the world leader again, we have to take guidance from the life of Prophet صلی الله علیه وسلم. Replying to the questions from the students he clarifies many doubts that are in the minds of youths and university students about the relevance of Seerah in the contemporary time period. He thanked COMSATS University Abbottabad Campus for organizing such an event and for inviting him to this worthy event. He promised to visit again for such cause when needed.
The Director COMSATS Abbottabad Campus, Professor Muhammad Maroof Shah in his concluded remarks thanked the guest speaker for his time and enlightened session. Professor Maroof Shah highlighted the concept of the finality of Prophethood (ختم نبوت) and explained that Islam as a religion and code of life encompasses all the aspect of human life for all times and the solution of all problems has been given in the Quran and Sunnah of Prophet صلی الله علیه وسلم. In this context, Muhammad صلی الله علیه وسلم is the last source of ultimate light and guidance. We have to seek guidance from the life of Prophet صلی الله علیه وسلم while keeping this concept in mind. He concluded that the only way to move forward and lead the world again is to follow the life of Muhammad صلی الله علیه وسلم in true letter and spirit.
In the end, the Souvenir was presented to the honorable guest and a group photo was taken with the faculty, students, and organizers of the event.
The Seerah (النبی صلی الله علیه وسلم) Society, COMSATS University Islamabad, Abbottabad Campus team comprises the following:
Campus Director Patron in Chief
Dr. Jamil Anwar Convener
Prof. Dr. Amjad Hassan Member
Dr. Chaudhary Arshad Mahmood Member
Mr. Babar Khan Jadoon Member
Mr. Adnan Jalil Member
Syed Fida Hussain Shah Member/Secretary