Seerat-un-Nabi contest held in Jalalabad
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Hundreds of students and youth participated in a Seerat-un-Nabi (Life of Prophet Hazrat Muhammad) competition in Jalalabad, the capital of eastern Nangarhar province, on Friday.
More than 400 individual took part in the event, organised by a local TV channel and a radio station. The contest was aimed at enhancing youth’s knowledge of Prophet Muhammad’s life, teachings and manners.
Organiser Akmal Zahir told Pajhwok Afghan News the top five contestants would respectively receive a laptop, bicycles, a mobile handset and books. Seven noted Nangarhar-based religious scholars will evaluate the answer sheets.
Farhad, a 13-year-old contestant from Batikot province, said he had read a voluminous book on the life of the Prophet of Islam. He was confident of winning the laptop prize.
Another participant from Surkhrod district, Yasmin, said studying the prophet’s life was rewarding in this world and in the hereafter. The 8th graders hoped she would be among the top five.
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