By the grace of Almighty Allah and through the waseela of the blessed Prophet Muhammad (SAW), Minhaj Women League London presented and organised ‘Istaqbale Rabi-ul-Awwal’ conference under newly elected tanzeem. This was the 1st Annual Milad-Un-Nabi program organized by the new tanzeem under the guidance of Mrs Nusrat Mahmood, President MWL London. Sister Sehrish Mobeen cordially thanked all those who had attended and introduced the programme in a beautifying manner.
Programme stated with the talawat of holy quraan by Syeda Maimuna Bukhari, in a gorgeous melodic tune enlightening the atmosphere of Milad-un-Nabi. The mubaligha for the Ilford area Sister Nuzhat Pervaiz, recited a hamd praising the qualities of Allah and thanking Allah for the favour He showered upon us (Sayyidonna Muhammad (SAW). In praise of the Prophet Muhammad PBUH various naats were recited by Syeda Mariam Noor Hussain, Sister Jannat-ul-Firdous and by the much welcomed special guest at the event, Sister Marium Mehar.
An interactive session was taken forth by the media team, consisting of a short quiz after Huzoor Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri's speech was played. Free books, CDs and DVD’s were handed out by Minhaj Dawah project representatives who had set up a stall. A message regarding the noor of beloved Prophet (SAW) was delivered by Mrs Fatima Mash'hadi in a short speech. She emphasised the love of the Prophet Muhammad (SAW) should be in all of our hearts as well as the legality of Mawlid. She spoke about the mannerisms of attaining knowledge and the importance of a spiritual mentor in the pursuit of knowledge. An invitation to support “Shaheedu Ka Lakshar" and Shaykh-ul-Islam in his works and mission along with the future of Pakistan was given to all attending the program. The phases of revolution and the importance of support of every person were described.
On an ending note, President of MWL London gave the message of Minhaj-ul-Quran and urged sisters to join the Halqa e Duroods across the towns and areas. She also gave a short introduction to Minhaj Education City Mega Project. She informed the sisters about the Asia's largest Masjid would be made in this city along with many other facilities that will be accessible for the youth of today and many coming generations.
This was a very successful programme and the first under the new Tanzeem, the programme ended with dhikr and dua and the guests were gifted with flowers and scarves. Food was distributed before the sisters departed.
Report by: Ghulam Nabi