On the 21st of October MWL Halifax held a Sayyeda Zainab Alaihisalaam Conference at the Minhaj library, Halifax.
All the Sisters recited Darood Sharif for half of the first half hour. The programme was hosted by Sister Nahid Shahid MWL Halifax President she quoted Hadith regarding the lives of the Ahle Bayt Alaihisalaam. She also read poetry on the significance of the great sacrifices made by the Ahle Bayt. She also spoke about the reward of the compulsory act of working to spread the message of Islam.
The Conference commenced with Tilawat by Sister Robina Saghir MWL Dawah Secretary, she recited Surah Kafiroon. Sister Iffat Zahid MWL Membership Secretary recited a Hamd in Praise of Allah the Almighty. Sister Shaheena Riaz MWL Welfare Secretary, Sister Hafeez un Nisa and Sister Asma Parveen recited a Naat to praise our Beloved Prophet Peace and Blessings Upon Him.
Sister Jamila Akhter MWL North Zone Dawah Secretary recited heartfelt Qalaam and Manqabats were recited by Sister Sajida Ilyas MWL Halifax General Secretary, to invoke the emotions around the tragedy of Karbala.
Sister Zobia Arif delivered a heartfelt speech around the definition of Islam and the faith aspect of the religion. She spoke about the significant role that Sayeda Zainab Alaihissalam played in and subsequent to Karbala in spreading the message of Islam. She highlighted how the Sayyeda Alaihissalam is a role model for women now, we should follow her Alaihissalam's footsteps to continue to propagate the real message of Islam through the platform of Minhaj-ul-Quran. She spoke about the ongoing efforts of the founder of Minhaj-ul-Quran his Eminence Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri.
An emotional Dua was made and Salaam was sent upon our Beloved Prophet Peace and Blessings Upon Him.
Packed food was given to 50 participants
Reported by: Nahid Shahid President of MWL Halifax
Edited by: Ehram Fatima MWL North Zone Media Secretary