Iqbal Day

We are living and cheering our life here in UAE to show our devotion and the long friendship of Pakistan and the UAE. PAD celebrates the national day each year, strengthening and keeping the friendship of Pakistan and UAE.
Iqbal day is the day which is celebrated to honour the greatest inspiration of Pakistan. We celebrate the “Poet of the East “and the “National Poet”. Passing on the knowledge of this enlightening personality to our generation.
This program was organized by the Education Committee of Pakistan Association Dubai. Head of Education Committee Mrs. Samina Nasir and Assistant Head of Education Committee Mrs. Neelofir Imtiaz said that 13 schools participated and it was an honour for PAD to collaborate all schools on one platform and create a competitive environment. 




It nourished our students and helped in the exploration for talent in our students. This is the only platform where students, teachers and schools are highly motivated and encouraged while knowing their skills in different fields.
The program was woven altogether perfectly by Mrs. Nayyar and the young hosts Yamna Imtiaz, of English Language School, Dubai and Rithvik Menon, of Scholars International academy, Sharjah.
Four different competitions were held.

Competition 1: English poetry performance on the UAE National day
One entry per school
Grade 9 – 13


Competition 2: Iqbal’s Urdu poetry with Tableau
Grade 5 – 8

Competition 3-4: Essay writing on the UAE National day or Iqbal day (English and Urdu)
Two entries per school
Grade 9 – 13

Results announcements
Twelve judges were appointed to evaluate the competitors. There details are as followed.
Urdu Essay writing judge
1. Miss Tayyaba Firdous M.A in Urdu
2. Miss Iram Incharge
3. Ms.AyeshaM.A Urdu

English Essay Judge

1. Miss Mafia (Head of English Department in DPS)In charge
2. Ms.Toshinia(Assistant professor of Literature at the University of Management)
3. Ms. Nibras
4. Arshid Malik

English poetry Judge

1. MadamHaleema Principal of Delhi Private school, Ajman
2. MissFahmida
3. Dr.Kakul(Professor in Skyline College)In charge

Tableau Judge
Madam Haleema (Principal of DPS, Ajman)In charge
Tabish Zaidi
Syed Sharafat Ali Shah

Results and Award ceremony
All winners received medals and trophies and certificates were awarded to all participants

Competition 1 English poetry
1st place: Pakistan Islamia School, Abu Dhabi.
2nd place: Pakistan Islamia Higher School, AL-Ain.
3rd place: Omer bin Khitab School, Ajman
1st place’s poem was recited with beautiful words, resembling the seven colors of the rainbow uniting like the seven emirates, the poem was of the title “A land of Pride”.

Competition 2 Iqbal Urdu poetry
1st place: Pakistan Islamia Higher Secondary, school Al Ain.
2nd place: Omer binKhattab School, Ajman
3rd place: Islamia English School, Abu Dhabi.
Schools were successfully conveying the message of Iqbal’s poetry and thoughts. Hugely appreciated by the audience. Judges had atough time in this competitive environment where all of the schools’ hard work and effort touched the hearts of the audience.

Competition 3-4: Essay writing on the UAE National day or Iqbal day (English and Urdu)
Urdu Essay Competition
1st place: Syed Qasim Raza, Pakistan Islamia School Sharjah
2nd place: Fatima Imran, Islamia English School Abu Dhabi
3rd place: Khalood Israr, Omer bin Al-Khitab School, Ajman

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English Essay Competition
1st place:Minahal Saeed, Pakistan Islamia Higher School, Sharjah
2nd place:MahnoorMansoor, Scholars International Academy, Sharjah
3rd place:ImanNazeer, Omer bin Khattab School, Ajman.

Tableau competition
1st place:Pakistan Private school Al Ain
2nd<.sup> place: Omer Bin Khatab Ajman
3rd place : Islamia English School Abu Dhabi
Over all in competitions, the winner was Pakistan Islamia School Abu Dhabi.


Pakistan Association Dubai. , Street 11b, Oud Metha Road,
Bur Dubai ,
United Arab Emirates
04 2305000
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