Hamdard Naunehal Assembly
KARACHI: Hamdard Foundation Pakistan president Ms Sadia Rashid has said that Shaheed Hakim Mohammad Said loved children who also loved him very much, as he wanted to lead them to modern education and it was his first wish to create a best literature for the children of the nation which could train them religiously, culturally and morally besides making them as good human beings.
This she said while addressing the Hamdard Naunehal Assembly organized by Hamdard Foundation Pakistan, with the title of 70-year historical journey of the monthly Hamdard Naunehal magazine (1953 to 2023) and its importance in the present era, held at Naimat Begum Hamdard University General Hospital in Nazimabad.
For love with children and their capacity building, Hakim Said started publishing Humdard Naunehal magazine in 1953 in order to develop children’s moral training, character development and interest in studying, and this magzaine is still being published.
Ms Sadia said that the written capital left by Hakim Sahib for adults and children in the academic field is a part of historical literature. He advised the youngsters to adopt exercise and a healthy lifestyle, urging them to use mobile and internet for only necessary works.
She said: “Make it a habit to sleep on time and get up early in the morning because Allah has made the night for rest and the day for work, but today’s youth have made a plan to wake up at night.” She said that we should give more time to our parents and talk to them besides serving our elders.
Mentioning Masood Ahmed Barkati, the editor of Hamdard Naunehal magazine, Ms Sadia said that he continued to render his services for the magazine till the last time.
Speaking on the occasion as chief guest, prominent columnist and drama writer Noorul Huda Shah said that Hakim Sahib was the owner of immense abilities, his personality was stable, and he loved Pakistan immensely. The great work in this world is to make people as human and those, who do this work, make generations. Those, who have a deep vision for the future, are martyred, she said.
Shah said that making medicine is another thing, and healing is another thing. Hakim Sahib worked on healing of humans. He thought of making good generations for this country for which he established various institutions.
Karachi University student Hina Rabani said that whether it is Hamdard Assembly or Hamdard Nunehal magazine, the name of Hakim Mohammad Said and his noble personality always come to mind.
RG Blue Communication CEO Khalid Saleem, Falcon House Principal Sarwat Sagheer, Nunehal speakers Muhammad Abdul Basit, Qareena Awan, Zarnish and Aqsa also spoke on the occasion.
Dr Sana Ghori performed the duties as program organizer. The meeting concluded with prayers for Hakim Said by the students of different schools.