Allama Iqbal Thematic

Friday, April 27, 2018

National Iqbal Conference - 2018
"Challenges to Humanity in the Light of Iqbal's Thought"
at
Aiwan-i-Iqbal Complex
on
April 24-25, 2018

To promote the thoughts of Allama Iqbal, Iqbal Academy Pakistan organized National Iqbal Conference - 2018 as "Challenges to Humanity in the Light of Iqbal's Thought" on April 24-25, 2018 at Aiwan-i-Iqbal Complex, Lahore. This two-days conference was a good step taken by Iqbal Academy Pakistan. From all over Pakistan, Iqbal scholar and lovers are gathered there for two days and presented their research papers. This event was inaugurated by Muhammad Rafiq Rijawana - Governor of the Punjab. The inaugural session was held at the main seminar hall of Aiwan-i-Iqbal. In this event, Mian Sajid Ali, chairman - Allama Iqbal Stamps Society, presented his research paper on the first day of the event. His topic was China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the prediction of Allama Iqbal in the session of Humaray Muashi Masail Aur Fikar-e-Iqbal. Iqbal Academy Pakistan published an abstract book for the research papers in which the submitted paper of Mian Sajid Ali is highlighted. In this event, Mian Sajid Ali also displayed his philatelic collection on Allama Iqbal. Participants and Iqbal Scholars visited this exhibition. Mr. Irfan Siddiqui - special assistant to Prime Minister, shown his keen interest in the collection of Mian Sajid Ali. A book fair was also held in the corridor of Aiwan-i-Iqbal.

Organized by: Iqbal Academy Pakistan
Collaboration with: Ministry of Culture and Literature Division, Aiwan-i-Iqbal.

Inaugural Session of National Iqbal Conference - 2018.

Mian Sajid Ali is presenting his research paper in National Iqbal Conference - 2018.

Mr. Irfan Siddiqui - special assistant to Prime Minister is coming with Mian Sajid Ali for seeing Allama Iqbal Stamp Show at National Iqbal Conference - 2018.

Mian Sajid Ali is briefing to Irfan Siddiqui about the stamp exhibtion on Allama Iqbal.

Justice (R) Nasira Javid Iqbal is seeing the philatelic collection on Allama Iqbal.

Justice (R) Nasira Javid Iqbal is in happily mood with Mian Sajid Ali at the Allama Iqbal Stamp Show.

Mian Sajid Ali is briefing about the exhibit to Dr. Zaib-un-Nisa Saroya.

Mian Sajid Ali is with the participants at the Allama Iqbal Stamp Show.

(from L to R) Aqeel Abbas Jafri, Mian Sajid Ali and Dr. Nadeem Shafiq Malik.

Visitors are seeing Allama Iqbal Stamp Show.

(from L to R) Muhammad Baksh Sangi (Director - Iqbal Academy Pakistan), Mian Sajid Ali and Munib Iqbal (Grandson of Allama Iqbal).

(from L to R) Dr. Ayub Sabir, Mian Sajid Ali, Dr. Abdul Rauf Rafiqui, Dr. Moin-ud-Din Aqeel and Sadia Mehreen.

Group Photo with the staff of Iqbal Academy Pakistan, Lahore.

(from L to R) Mian Sajid Ali, Sadia Mehreen and Dr. Rukhsana Baloch.

Book Fair at National Iqbal Conference - 2018.

Book Stall of Iqbal Academy Pakistan, Lahore in the event.

Thursday, April 26, 2018

15th Allama Iqbal Stamp Show - 2018
at
Government College University (GCU)
on
April 23, 2018

To celebrate of World Book Day and commemoration of 80th death anniversary of Allama Iqbal, GCU Library Society organized an event on April 23, 2018 in which Allama Iqbal Stamps Society participated on her request. This is the first ever experience of stamp show at that educational institute where Allama Iqbal studied and he served some years as a teacher. The formal inauguration was held at 10:00 by the vice chancellor of GCU, Prof. Dr. Hassan Amir Shah (S.I.) with other respected teaching staff. GCU Library Society organized a photographic exhibition of Allama Iqbal and book fair too. Mian Sajid Ali, chairman - Allama Iqbal Stamps Society, briefed his philatelic collection to the chief guest and other staff. The VC shown his keen interest in the exhibition. After the visit of the exhibition and book fair, prize distribution ceremony was held. The vice chancellor, Prof. Dr. Hassan Amir Shah (S.I.) presenting a honorary shield to Mian Sajid Ali. I, on behalf of Allama Iqbal Stamps Society, am very thankful to Muhammad Naeem (Chief Librarian) and Muhammad Umer (Librarian) whom take special interest to organized this stamp show at the campus.

Organized by: Government College University Library Society
Collaboration with: Allama Iqbal Stamps Society, Government College University (GCU), Iqbal Academy Pakistan, Oxford University Press, National Art Gallery, Sang-e-Meel Publications

Prof. Dr. Hassan Amir Shah (S.I.) is inaugurating the exhibition.

Mian Sajid Ali is briefing about the philatelic items on Allama Iqbal.

VC of GCU is visiting Allama Iqbal Stamp Show.

Mian Sajid Ali with the staff of GCU Library.

Mian Sajid Ali with the members of GCU Library Society.

(from L to R) Ghulam Murtaza, Muhammad Umer, Mian Sajid Ali & S.H. Hadi.

Mian Sajid Ali with the students of GCU.

Students are seeing Allama Iqbal Stamp Show.

Prof. Dr. Hassan Amir Shah (S.I.) is presenting an honorary shield to Mian Sajid Ali.

Mian Sajid Ali at Government College University, Lahore.

Mian Sajid Ali at 15th Allama Iqbal Stamp Show - 2018.

Mian Sajid Ali is reading book in book fair.

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Reviews

I have written the following reviews on the following books:
  • On Monthly Hikmat Baalgha's "احیائے فکر اقبال نمبر", published in Akhbar-e-Urdu, Islamabad in November / December 2016.
  • On the book of Jagan Nath Azad, "Iqbal Aur Maghrabi Mufakreen", published in Akhbar-e-Urdu, Islamabad in March / April 2017.
  • On the book of Prof. Brig. (R) Dr. Waheed-uz-Zaman Tariq, "Ahl-e-Faras Ki Fikri Aur Amli Miraas Aur Allama Iqbal", published in daily Aftab, Lahore on June 26, 2018.
The following reviews wrote on my books:
  • On Muntashir Khayalat-e-Iqbal:
    • By Ata-ul-Haq Qasmi, published in daily Jang, Lahore on December 18-19, 2015 in two parts.
    • By Arif Waqar, published in daily The News, Lahore on March 20, 2016.
    • By Tanveer Qaiser Shahid, published in daily Express, Lahore on April 22, 2016.
    • By Dr. Abdul Khaliq, published in bi-monthly Akhbar-e-Urdu, Islamabad in November / December 2016.
    • By Dr. Rafi-ud-Din Hashmi, published in quarterly, Iqbal, Lahore in January to December 2016. 
    • By Dr. Haroon-ul-Rashid Tabassum, in book, Zakheera-e-Iqbal, from page # 221 to 230, published in March 2017 by Book Corner, Jhelum.
    • By Dr. Haroon-ul-Rashid Tabassum, in book, Bahar-e-Iqbal, from page #  305 to 316, published in June 2017 by Book Corner, Jhelum.
    • By Dr. Haroon-ul-Rashid Tabassum, in book, Chand Humasar Iqbal Shanas, from page # 529 to 536, published in April 2018 by Book Corner, Jhelum.
  • On Naqsh-o-Nigar-e-Iqbal:
    • By Dr. Rafi-ud-Din Hashmi, published in quarterly, Iqbal, Lahore in January to December 2016.
    • By Mumtaz Rashid Lahori, published in quarterly Khiyal-o-Fun, Lahore / Doha October 2016 to March 2017.
    • By Dr. Haroon-ul-Rashid Tabassum, in book, Chand Humasar Iqbal Shanas, from page # 539 to 540, published in April 2018 by Book Corner, Jhelum. 
  • On Nigah-e-Iqbal Mein Shan-e-Faqr:
    • By Dr. Akram Sajid, published in bi-monthly Akhbar-e-Urdu, Islamabad in September / October 2016.
    • By Dr. Haroon-ul-Rashid Tabassum, in book, Chand Humasar Iqbal Shanas, from page # 537 to 538, published in April 2018 by Book Corner, Jhelum.
  • On My Activities on Iqbaliyat:
    • By Dr. Haroon-ul-Rashid Tabassum, in book, Chand Humasar Iqbal Shanas, from page # 527 to 528, published in April 2018 by Book Corner, Jhelum.




Thursday, November 16, 2017

14th Allama Iqbal Stamp Show - 2017
at
Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS)
on
November 15, 2017

To celebrate the 140th Birth Anniversary of Allama Iqbal, an event was held at Academic Block, A4, Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore. On this occasion Allama Iqbal Stamps Society displayed world's biggest philatelic collection on National Poet. At there, a book stall of Iqbal Academy Pakistan and collection on Iqbaliyat books also displayed. A seminar was also held there as "Iqbal Ka Tasawwur-e-Khudi", the guest speakers were Mian Iqbal Salahuddin and Tahir Hameed Tanoli. Mian Rashid Ali was the representative on behalf of Allama Iqbal Stamps Society. The students of LUMS paid tribute to Allama Iqbal by singing his poetry. 

Organized by: Gad Birgit & Rausing Library
Collaboration with: Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Allama Iqbal Stamps Society, Iqbal Academy Pakistan

Mian Rashid Ali is receiving honorary shield from Mian Iqbal Salahuddin (grandson of Allama Iqbal) and Waris Ali Arslan as representative of Allama Iqbal Stamps Society.

14th Allama Iqbal Stamp Show - 2017.

Waris Ali Arslan is giving briefing to Moeen Nizami about the exhibtion.

Students at 14th Allama Iqbal Stamp Show - 2017.

Faculty members are seeing 14th Allama Iqbal Stamp Show - 2017.

14th Allama Iqbal Stamp Show - 2017.

Group photo at the end.

Book stall of Iqbal Academy Pakistan at the event.

from L to R Tahir Hameed Tanoli, Mian Iqbal Salahuddin, Moeen Nizami.

Seminar on the occasion of Iqbal Day celebrations.

Students are singing Kalam-e-Iqbal.

Students are seeing 14th Allama Iqbal Stamp Show - 2017.

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

70th Anniversary of Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Pakistan and Turkey

Pakistan Post issued First Day Cover on the occasion of 70th Anniversary of Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Pakistan and Turkey. This is joint issue between two countries. The national poets of both countries' photos, Allama Iqbal (Pakistan) and Mehmet Akif Ersoy (Turkey) printed on FDCs.

Turkish Post issued First Day Cover on the occasion of 70th Anniversary of Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between Turkey and Pakistan. This is joint issue between two countries. The national poets of both countries' photos, Mehmet Akif Ersoy (Turkey) and Allama Iqbal (Pakistan) printed on FDCs.

Monday, November 13, 2017

13th Allama Iqbal Stamp Show - 2017
at
Rangers Public Schools for Girls & Boys, Lahore
on
November 9, 2017

To celebrate the 140th Birth Anniversary of Allama Iqbal. An event was held at Ranger Public Schools for Girls and Boys campuses. The program was started at 09:00 at Girls Campus after recitation of Quran's verses. Allama Iqbal Stamps Society displayed philatelic collection on National Poet at there. The students paid tribute to Allama Iqbal in tableau, quiz competition, speeches, reciting kalam-e-Iqbal etc. Mian Sajid Ali, invited as chief guest, addressed the students about the concept of Khudi. At the end of first session, the principal Umm-e-Farwa presented a souvenir shield to Mian Sajid Ali. The second phase was started at boys campus at 12:00. After reciting kalam-e-Iqbal, Mian Sajid Ali delivered a short lecture to the students of boys campus. At there, the exhibition displayed till 17:00 in the evening. The coordinator of the campus presented a bouquet to Mian Sajid Ali at his arrival. 

Organized by: The Principal, Rangers Public Schools for Girls
Collaboration with: Pakistan Rangers, Allama Iqbal Stamps Society

Mrs. Umm-e-Farwa (The Principal - Rangers Public Schools for Girls, Lahore) is presenting a souvenir shield to Mian Sajid Ali on the occasion of Iqbal Day Celebrations.

Students performing on Allama Iqbal's poetry.

Mian Sajid Ali sitting as chief guest with school staff.

Students' performance for Iqbal Day.

13th Allama Iqbal Stamp Show - 2017.

Students at 13th Allama Iqbal Stamp Show - 2017.

Mian Sajid Ali is addressing to the students on Iqbal Day.

13th Allama Iqbal Stamp Show - 2017.

Students are visiting 13th Allama Iqbal Stamp Show - 2017.

Discussion with Director - Rangers Public Schools about the Stamp Show.

Discussion about celebration of Iqbal Day.

Mian Sajid Ali is delivering a lecture on Iqbal Day.

Arrival at Rangers Public Schools for Boys.