On the eve of the New Year celebrations 31st December 2011, MYL UK (London) held a New Year’s Dhikr evening with many distinguished speakers and nasheed performers.
On Saturday 20th August 2011, the award ceremony for The Minhaj Summer School was held at the Minhaj-ul-Quran International centre in London. Students received certificates, awards and trophies for participating in the course. This year the course was unique in the sense that it was managed by the Muslim Youth League Sisters in Newham London, which resulted in a new refreshing attitude based around making Islamic education easy and fun to learn.
On Sunday 24th July 2011, a beautiful annual ceremony for Bayt-ul-Hikmah (House of Wisdom) classes was organised and the annual results announced for the students. The students attended the classes throughout the year, every Sunday from 10am to 12pm. The Bayt-ul-Hikmah classes are held on a semester basis, in which each semester consists of three months. We have almost 150 students for Bayt-ul-Hikmah and it is pertinent to mention that these classes are the longest running classes in MQI London.
By the grace of Almighty Allah and the Blessings of the Holy Prophet (S.A.W) a beautiful programme celebrating the Milad-un-Nabi (S.A.W) was held on the 27th of February 2011 at the Asian Centre in Walthamstow. The event was organised by MYL-Sisters Waltham Forest area, a team lead by the Waltham Forest Co-ordinator Humaira Ali.
HUNDREDS of devout Muslims flocked to the Minhaj-ul-Quran International (London) Centre in Forest Gate and paid homage to the sacred relics of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.).
The event Halaqa al-Salat alan Nabi literally Service for the Offering of Salutations upon the Prophet (S.A.W.) marked its 50th anniversary. The golden jubilee of its inception was marked on Saturday 25th July 2011. Hundreds of devout Muslims paid visitation and respect to nine sacred relics of Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.). This appears to be the first such gathering in the UK where numerous blessed hairs of Prophet Muhammad were displayed together in one event. The visitation service commenced from late evening and continued until dawn.
On Wednesday 16 March a party of nine boys and five adults set off from Minhaj-ul-Quran London in Romford Road, Illford, London for the House of Commons. They were heading to meet local MP Stephen Timms so that the boys could present him with a very colourful and evocative picture. 14 boys aged between 6 and 14 collaborated on the painting in the course of the Minhaj art class.
Minhaj Women's League London hosted its annual Milad-un-Nabi conference on the 6th of February 2011.