The 22nd of February, Women League and Minhaj-ul-Quran Manchester organised a Quaid Day celebration at Eastern Pearl Banqueting Hall where Shaykh-ul-Islam’s 64th birthday was celebrated with great honour.
The programme began with Tilawat-e-Quran which was followed by Naat and Quaid Day anthem was presented by brothers.
Among the special guests was the Lord Mayor of Oldham Attiq Ur Rehman and Allama Ahmed Nisaar Baig Saab who has been a very active and influential member of local mosques in Greater Manchester.
The guests also delivered a talk regarding services and contributions by Shaykh-ul-Islam. They said Shaykh-ul-Islam is a great gift from Almighty Allah for whole ummah, especially for the nation of Pakistan and he is the only renowned scholar of international standing who raised his voice against terrorism and extremism.
A documentary was shown by a brother in regards to the honourable life of our beloved Shaykh-ul-Islam since childhood till present. The MWL Manchester was presented by Asifa Uppal media secretary who highlighted some of Shaykh-ul-Islam’s achievements and work.
The programme ended with the Dua for peace, safety and particularly for good health and long life of Shaykh-ul-Islam.
The Director of Minhaj-ul-Quran Allama Haroon Abbasi delivered his keynote talk where he said that MQI is based on a comprehensive and practical ideology. Its aims are reviving the true value of Islam and promotion of peace, interfaith harmony, human rights and brotherhood.
Finally the cake was cut by local tanzeemats of Greater Manchester, and beyond, food was served and enjoyed by all. All the tanzeemats then had a chance to meet each other and build a rapport and discuss the progress of MQI for future coming work. It was a grand event Alhamdullilah.
Reported by Asifa uppal (MWL Manchester Media Secretary)
Edited by MWL UK Media Team