ISLAMABAD: The faithful have started preparations to celebrate Eid Milad-un-Nabi (Peace Be Upon Him) to be held on 12th of Rabi-ul-Awwal, with great religious fervour.
The mosques, homes and buildings with colourful lights and buntings are being decorated to express love with the Holy Prophet (PBUH).
They are also purchasing banners, badges, stickers and flags inscribed with the slogans paying respect and reverence to the Holy Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) from stalls set up at different areas.
Naat Khawani and processions are being planned by various social and religious organizations to express devotion and pay tribute to the Holy Prophet (PBUH) on His birth anniversary.
Banners and billboards containing information about different Naat competitions are being displayed at different entrance points of streets and main roads across the twin-cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.
Newspapers have also started publishing special supplements, while television channels and radio stations have started special programmes.
Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) administration and police have also been directed to take extra security measures.