On 10 March 2013, Minhaj-ul-Quran International organised its first fundraiser for the new mega project at the Rio Grande venue in Bradford, UK.  The new mega project is a multi-million pound project of Minhaj-ul-Quran making it the biggest and most expensive venture. The new development will be of the biggest centres of Minhaj-ul-Quran outside of Pakistan. The project is being headed by Allama Afzal Saeedi, President of MQI UK and is under the guidance of Shaykh-ul-Islam himself.