Shan e Aqdas Naat and Qiraat Competition

On Friday, October 15th, 2021 the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities arranged the event of Shan-e-Aqdas Naat and Qirat Competition under the guidance of Ms. Saira Javed (Lecturer – Clinical Psychology) at the National University of Medical Sciences, PWD Campus. Worthy Chief Guest Pro VC Academics Maj Gen Saleem Ahmed Khan (R) was invited as Chief guest. NUMS Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities and Biological Sciences grace the event by their presence. Ms. Warda Waheed and Ms. Maida Arif from Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences performed the duties of stage secretary. The sequence of the competition followed four Qirat and thirteen Naat participants from the Departments of Social Sciences, Biological Sciences, Psychology, and Public Health. The event was open to all the University personnels. Zoom link was also generated through which individuals celebrate the event together.

The event was organized to pay our respect to the Holy Prophet (P.B.U.H.) during the holy month of Rabbi ul Awwal. It was tried to keep the event interactive as the audience was regularly requested to join the participants to recite Durood Sharif. A voluntary member from audience was also requested to recite something of their choice.

The participants’ performances were marked according to the criteria set by the judges that were discussed beforehand. Dr. Irum Monis (Judge for Naat Competition) from Quality Assurance Directorate and Mr. Waheed Rashid (Judge for Qiraat Competition) from Digital Technologies Directorate were requested to be the judges for the competitions.  Ms.Afraa Waleed from Department of Biological Sciences got first position in Qiraat Competition and Mr. Abdullah Khan from Department of Public Health stood first in Naat Competition. The participants were encouraged and awarded prizes from the honorable chief guest. The event was closed as the Dean Prof.Dr. Azam Choudhry thanked the Chief Guest for his presence and appreciated the participants and hosts of the events. On their way out audience was served refreshments and the management team from Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences wrapped up the event setup.