On Saturday 7th June, President of Supreme Council MQI, Sahibzada Dr Hassan Mohi-ud-din Qadri Sahib visited the Mega Project site in Bradford. After earlier delivering an inspirational talk at a Youth Peace Ambassadors summit in Shropshire, he arrived at the Mega Project site to welcome raptures and warm greeting from MQI members who travelled across the Country to greet Sahibzada Dr Hassan Qadri Sahib. The large gathering included representative of MQI organisations from across the North of England including Glasgow and Dundee along with members of BCIG – British Council for Islamic Guidance. Representative of Minhaj Women League include president, Sister Fatima Mash’hadi also attended with a large contingent of women. Muslim Youth League was also represented at the welcome reception.
Sahibzada Dr Hassan Mohi-ud-din Qadri Sahib warmly greeting all those present including Syed Ali Abbas Bukhari and Dawood Hussain Mash’hadi. Allama Muhammad Afzal Saeedi, President of Minhaj ul Quran International National Executive Committee and the Head of the Mega Project in Bradford, officially welcomed Dr Hassan Qadri Sahib to the Mega Project site.
After an exchange of greetings and welcomes, the tour of the site began. Allama Muhammad Afzal Saeedi gave a detailed brief on the site and the anticipated vision for the site. He outlined that the site has so much potential that it will, insha’Allah become the hub of knowledge from the North of England. Allama Sahib outlined the vision of establishing and ergonomic and iconic feature in the heart of Yorkshire that will encompass a one of the largest mosques in UK along with an educational establishment as well as recreational centre. The site will also have beautifully crafted gardens including water feature,
Allama Muhammad Afzal Saeedi further elaborated that the vision for the Site is to work in partnership with other organisations and develop mutual bonds to strengthen partnership links with other organisations. It was also mentioned that the potential for the site is huge and our proposed plans make it one of the largest development of its kind in Bradford undertaken by a community group.
Sahibzada Dr Hassan Mohi-ud-din Qadri Sahib, after viewing the site and the locality congratulated all those present and gave a mesmeric talk about turning the vision into reality. He pondered upon several points and cited many references from Islamic literature of the need to ensure that Minhaj ul Quran maintains itself as an organisation that inculcates education, promotion of peace, unity and harmony at the heart of its mission.
Dr Hassan Mohi-ud-din Qadri Sahib expressed their gratitude to Allama Muhammad Afzal Saeedi and to Minhaj ul Quran International Bradford for the warm welcome and reception and prayer for its success.