26 – 28 August 2017, Keele University, England.
In continuation of the al-Hidayah project’s activities, raising awareness of issues pertinent to Muslims and non-Muslims in the West, al-Hidayah 2017 was arranged as a three-day residential event. It was held in the picturesque surroundings of Keele University, Staffordshire, England on the bank holiday weekend running from Saturday 26 August to Monday 28 August 2017. As a project of Minhaj-ul-Qur’an International (UK) the al-Hidayah team was proud and honoured to host his eminence Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, patron-in-chief of Minhaj-ul-Qur’an International as the Keynote speaker and also presiding guest throughout the three days of the event. Dr Qadri was accompanied by Shaykh Hammad Mustafa al-Qadri and respected Sister Dr Ghazala Hassan Qadri. The event was arranged as a combination of detailed lectures and practical teaching of the Counter-narrative to Violent Extremism from the most authentic references and sources, as well as series of interactive workshops, sports and leisure activities.