All-Pakistan FGEI (C/G) ‘Qirat’ and ‘Naat’ Competition was held at the FG Degree College for Women, Abid Majeed Road, on Monday.
The hall was aptly decorated to create the right ambiance and piety essential for ‘Qirat’ and ‘Naat’ competition. The participants from 19 FG colleges took part in the competition.
The students from the FG colleges from Attock, Lahore, Wah, Mardan, Kohat, Gujranwala, Mangla, Bannu, Rawalpindi, Peshawar, Abbottabad, Kharian, Multan, Kamra, Bhawalpur, Karachi and Okara participated in the contest.
Mrs. Sadia Raheel, wife of Brigadier Raheel Ashraf, Director FGEI (C/G), was the chief guest, while renowned Qari Najam Mustafa was also present on the occasion.
Speaking on the occasion, Qari Najam Mustafa stressed the students to acquire knowledge of the Holy Book. He asked them to learn the finer points of the recitation of this Great Book. He urged the higher authorities to encourage the department of ‘Qirat’. Later he recited versus from ‘Surah Hashar’.
The judges for the ‘Qirat’ competition were Qari Mohammad Hussain Nomani, Qari Mohammad Saleem Naeemi, and Qari Ghulam Rasool.The judges for the ‘Naat’ competition were Professor Dr. Athar Qaseem, Prof. Amjad Zia and Mohtarma Ruqayya Khursheed.
In ‘Qirat’ competition, Sajida Ehsan from FG Postgraduate College for Women, Wah Cantonment, clinched the first prize. Mehwish Lodhi from FG Postgraduate College, Kashmir Road, Rawalpindi Cantonment, and Anam Zaman from FG Degree College, Karachi, obtained second and third positions respectively.
In ‘Naat’ competition, Sobia Hameed from FG College for Women, Abid Majeed Road, Rawalpindi Cantonment, secured first position, Farah Latif from FG Degree College, Multan Cantonment, succeeded to achieve second position, while Afshan Zulfiqar from FG Postgraduate College, Wah Cantonment, secured third position.FG Postgraduate College for Women, Wah Cantonment, succeeded to clinch the winner trophy.