Saturday, July 13, 2013
Thousands Participate In ‘Geo Ka Shehr-e-Ramazan’
KARACHI: Participation of thousands of people from all walks of life in live programme ‘Geo Ka Shehr-e-Ramazan’, hosted by Geo TV’s Vice President Dr Amir Liaquat Hussain, has proved the growing popularity of the programme.
The programme started with an ‘Amaan Ramazan’ segment with special prayers for peace in the country.The specialty of the 1st Ramazan programme was that mothers spending their lives on the premises of Sahara Public Rights Welfare Organisation were invited who told their ordeal at the hands of their children, which created moving scenes during the live cast.
Dr Amir consoled them, highlighted the role and respect of mother in the society and presented them gifts of dresses. The Founder of the organisation Akbar Ali Raza was also present on the occasion. The participants also conversed with the children whose poverty-stricken parents had left them in the orphanage. Motorcycles, Umrah tickets and other expensive prizes were distributed among the participants and the viewers during quiz segment of the programme, ‘Qurani Lauh’.
During the programme, protest against power outages was also registered by putting the lights off for a while. Central Ruet-e-Hilal Committee Pakistan Chairman Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman and known religious scholar Dr Fazal Ahmed also attended Aalim and Aalim segment of the programme. During Rah-e-Naiki segment, viewers from country and abroad at the call of Dr Amir announced financial assistance to a minor patient Aaqib and another deserving patient Nargis Bibi. On the occasion, Dr Amir announced financial assistance of Nargis Bibi’s operation on the behalf of Mehmooda Sultana Foundation. Geo Network Director Sales Nasir Siddiqui announced payment of treatment expenses of Aaqib. Moreover, first Sehri programme is being declared as the biggest set in Pakistan’s history.