In MQI Birmingham, an overnight programme was held on Wednesday 4 July from Maghrib till Fajr Prayer. Allama Ashfaq Alam Qadri (Director MQI Birmingham) performed the responsibilities of stage secretary.
The programme started with the recitation of Hafiz Tameem Ansari, Followed by a few local Naat Khawan reading Nasheeds and then world renowned Munshid Syed Khalid Hussain Shah from Karachi read a few Naats in his beautiful voice.
Allama Azhar Saeed (General Secretary of MQI Birmingham) delivered his speech in English for youngsters and mentioned the faza'il and importance of this night. After Namaz-e-Isha the main speech of the night was delivered by Allama Muhammad Afzal Saeedi (President National Executive Council UK) in Urdu. His speech was about the remembrance of death and its preparation. He said that most intelligent person is one who remembers his death and that we should do tauba before the arrival of death. Later Hafiz Siddique-Akbar lead Namaz-e-Tasbeeh and Allama Ashfaq Alam Qadri proceeded the Collective Zikr and did special dua. The programme ended with the ziyarah of the blessed hair of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W.) and Sehri for the fast for the next day.
Report by: Ashfaq Alam Qadri