Social, cultural, educational and literary organizations have planned to hold different programmes to mark the day and pay tribute to the great poet and philosopher who envisioned a separate homeland for the Muslims of sub-continent.
In city, a ceremony will be held at Mazar-i-Iqbal where change of guard will take place followed by laying of floral wreaths.
A special programme in connection with Iqbal Day will also be held at Aiwan-e-Iqbal complex which will be presided over by Punjab Governor Malik Muhammad Rafique Rajwana while
Federal Minister for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Pervaiz Rashid will be chief guest on the occasion.
National flag will be hoisted at all important public buildings on the day.
Quran Khawani will be offered at mosques and the mazar of Allama Iqbal.
Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Shaarif, in his message on Iqbal Day, said that Pakistan was facing the challenges of terrorism, extremism, sectarianism and other issues and in such a situation, it was the need of the hour to act upon the philosophy of Allama Iqbal.