“I Love Alumwell” event was organized by Walsall House Group and Birmingham and Black Country community trust on 21st of July. It was aimed to bring the communities together for better cohesion. Among the participants, there were Walsall Housing Group, MQI Walsall, MWF Walsall, Alumwell Neighbourhood Watch, Alumwell Community Action Group, Saint John’s Church, Church@ Junction 10, Walsall Youth Service and Alumwell Schools.
For families, they had face painting-bouncy castle - Art & crafts- Needle Crafts – Card- making – Bead Making, Dance Display- Talent Show and much more. Many notable figures including the mayor were present at the event.
MQI Walsall and MWF also attended the event and introduced the work and vision of Minhaj-ul-Quran. Muslim Youth league put the stall of the books of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr. Mohammad Tahir-ul-Qadri the founding leader of the organization. Righteous Character and Social interaction (book by Shaykh-ul-Islam) was the centre of intention of the followers of other faiths. Allama Ali akbar and sister Maria Ayub (senior member of women league) presented the books to the heads of different organizations.
Allama Ali Akbar gave a detailed presentation on the vision and work of Minhaj-ul-Quran in Walsall. He highlighted how Minhaj-ul-Quran is working to promote moderate and comprehensive vision of Islam. He said, we believe that irrespective to our backgrounds and belief, we will have to come forward to play our role for better society and a safe environment for our coming generations. He said, British society is like rainbow, in which every colour matters and it increases the attraction and beauty. The current mayor, Dennis Anson was very much impressed by the vision of Minhaj-ul-Quran International, once Allama Ali Akbar finished the presentation; the mayor stood up and lauded the ideas upheld by MQI.
Sister Nasreen Akhtar, Secretary MWF also gave a presentation on the work of Minhaj Welfare Foundation in different parts of the world. When she told the audience, MWF is running a full chartered University, 13 colleges, and 576 schools in different parts of the world, The audience was astonished by the achievements of MWF. Farhan-us-Sabah, Secretary of MWF South Zone was also present at event.