On Friday 17th June 2016, Minhaj-ul-Quran International Nelson arranged a gathering of Quran Khawani at Jamia Masjid Minhaj-ul-Quran to remember the victims and Shohada of Model Town Lahore atrocity. The event was attended by local thanzeem members and worshippers.
Two years on from those horrific scenes when innocent men & women lost their lives to State Terrorism, the Yaum-e-Shauhada event was held to pray for the victims of the massacre. Approximately 30-35 worshippers attended the Quran Khawani which was led by Alama Nauman Al-Azhari and commenced immediately after Asar prayer. The event was co-ordinated with the speech of Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri which was aired Live from the Lahore sit-in and was enthusiastically listened to by all attendees.
The event concluded at Maghrib prayer with Qari Zahid-ul-Rehman making special prayer for all victims of the Model Town massacre and Ifthari was served immediately after.
Reported: Kashif Khan