as a concluding ceremony after three months of series of activities to commemorate completion of its 25 years of service in Kuwait. The Grand Seerah Conference was organized under the patronage of honorable Minister of Justice and Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs of Kuwait Dr Fahad Mohamed Mohsen Al-Afasi.
Speaking on behalf of the honorable Minister, Mohammed Nasser Al Mutairi, Assistant Undersecretary for Foreign Relations and Media, Ministry of Awqaf & Islamic Affairs
Photos from the event emphasized that government of Kuwait and Amir of Kuwait always gave importance to cultural exchange between various communities. He said that patronage of ministry for this program is also to promote cultural exchange and to convey the message that all human beings are one though they may be different in their respective culture. Quoting the verse from Quran he said that most pious person amongst people is most respected in the sight of God.
Main attraction of the function was octogenarian Indian scholar, vice-president of Muslim Personal Board and an acclaimed community leader Jalaluddin Umari. In his keynote address on the subject ‘Prophet Muhammad a mercy to mankind’ he emphasized the humanitarian teachings of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) related to oneness of God and oneness of human race. He said glorious teaching of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) stressing morality, human harmony etc are more relevant teachings to address modern day challenges.
Grand Seerah conference also included parallel session for professionals, women, children, Islamic scholars. Food Mela and Seerah Expo was also among the attractions of the program.