Minhaj-ul-Quran International London organized a special dinner on the arrival of Mawlid-un-Nabi ﷺ on 29 November 2016. Programme started with the recitation of Holy Quran by Qari Mehmood ul Hassan followed by salutations upon the Prophet ﷺ by renowned Naat Khawn Haji Aftab Ahmed and Nasheed by the students from MSIS (Minhaj School of Islamic Sciences)
Allama Sadiq Qureshi Al-Azhari, Director Minhaj ul Quran London briefly addressed to audience on the importance of Mawlid-un-Nabi. He described the beautiful characteristics of the birth of our beloved Prophet ﷺ and his high status. Holy Prophet ﷺ was the Prophet of mercy for people of all faiths and the followers of other faiths were equally ecstatic on the birth anniversary of the Holy Prophet ﷺ as their Muslim counterparts.
Speaking to electronic media including ARY, Geo, Dunya, Ch-44, and Such TV, he said, that Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri is playing a leading role in propagating the real teachings of Islam. He said that they came to know through this great scholar of the Islamic world that Islam is a great advocate of peace, interfaith harmony and love and denounces violence, extremism and terrorism.
Mr Hamayun Farooq, from Muslim Youth League UK also speak in English which was greatly appreciated by the youth who desperately seek such lectures in English so that they can gain knowledge about evidence on celebrating Milad-un-Nabi ﷺ according to Quran, Hadith and classical Imams.
A large number of dignities and audience were invited to Mawlid-un-Nabi ﷺ including Mr shegore Shike, Father Barnbas from Interfaith Forum East London, Mufti Faiz Rasool, Qari Tariq Mahmood, Allama Ejaz Nehrvi, Sheikh Kareem, Mosa Admani, Sayed Jafar Ali Najam, Sayed Ali Abbas Bukhari, President MQI UK, Haji Zahoor Ahmed Niazi, Ameer-e-Tehreek MQI UK, Haji Abdul Ghafoor, Haji Muhammad Younis.
The main hall was beautifully decorated and at the end of programme arrangements for sumptuous dinner were made for the participants.