December 11, 2016 by Staff Reporter
Muslims in Malawi will on Monday join others across the world in Ziyara Parade as a way of celebrating the birth of Prophet Muhammad ((Peace be upon him).
Mouth-Piece for the parade organizing committee, Hamza Aziz on Friday said that all is set for the function to take place in the commercial city of Blantyre. He said that over 50,000 Muslims are expected to join the parade.
“All necessary arrangements have been put in place to encounter any inconveniences and we are expecting over 50,000 participants this year in the Limbe main parade which will kick off at 9am at Kanjedza mosque ,” said Azizi.
According to the organizing committee, Malawi President Professor Peter Mutharika and other top government officials are expected to join the Muslims in the parade.
Prophet Muhammad is the central figure of Islam and widely regarded as its founder by non-Muslims. He is known as the “Holy Prophet” to Muslims, almost all of whom consider him to be the last prophet sent by God to mankind.