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MQI Lahore took out a procession to welcome the start of the holy month of Rabi-ul-Awwal from Mughalpura chowk to main bazar Baghbanpura. The procession, which was attended by a large number of people including traders, students, teachers and women, passed through different places with the participants raising slogans to welcome the holy month.
As per tradition, with the beginning of the holy month of Rabi-ul-Awwal, all buildings associated with MQI have been illumined with decorative lights. It includes the central secretariat, Gosha-e-Durood, Minhaj-ul-Quran Mosque, College of Shariah and Islamic Sciences, Minhaj College for Women, other related institutions and adjoining streets have been decorated with bulbs and lights.
Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has greeted the Muslims around the globe on the advent of the holy month of Rabi-ul-Awwal. In his message on the occasion, he said that the onset of the blessed month brings with it a message of peace, happiness and tranquility. He said that our individual happiness was no match to the collective happiness symbolized by the holy month.
In his message on the 141st birth anniversary of Allama Dr Muhammad Iqbal, being celebrated today, PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that it is by studying the poetry and philosophy of the poet of the East that one gets to how the sea of love of the Holy Prophet (pbuh) was raging in his personality and whole being. He said that he was a true lover of the Holy Prophet (pbuh) over and above being an Islamic scholar, ‘Hakim-ul-Ummat’, and creator of the idea of Pakistan.
Dr Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri, President of the MQI and Deputy Chairman of Minhaj University Lahore (MUL), had the honour of visiting the shrine of Hakim-ul-Ummat Allama Dr Muhammad Iqbal on the occasion of his 141st birthday. He laid the floral wreath on the grave of the poet of the East and prayed for peace, progress and security of the motherland.
Addressing a convention arranged by MQI Lahore to welcome the holy month of Rabi-ul-Awwal, Dr Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri, President of MQI, has said that the teachings of the Holy Prophet (pbuh) based on love and peace brought the warring tribes together. Those tribes that thirsted for each other’s blood became each other’s guardians. He said that the MQI is spreading these teachings in the society, stating that Islam is a fine blend of emotions and rationality.
Sohail Ahmad Azizi, the renowned comedian and actor of Pakistan, visited the MQI Centre in Japan and appreciated the contributions and services of Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri in multiple fields. Talking on the occasion, he said that good times are round the corner and the clouds of darkness will be removed.
A special gathering of the women was held under the banner of MQI Norway in Oslo Centre in connection with welcoming the holy month of Rabi-ul-Awwal. A large number of women from around Oslo participated in the gathering. The message of Rabi-ul-Awwal was presented in a very beautiful manner. The local ‘Minhaj Halqa-e-Durood’ teams offered the greetings and salutations on the Holy Prophet (pbuh) in a touch manner and made the even a memorable one.
Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that more than half of our population does not have access to the basic medical facilities in the country. He said that when the poor are admitted to the hospitals, it is not the treatment but a list of medicines that they get. What to speak of treatment, the poor do not have the financial capacity to bear the expenses on the diagnosis.
A delegation of the international scholars, and intellectuals who were in Lahore to attend an International Conference on "Social Responsibility and World Religions" arranged by Minhaj University Lahore in collaboration with the Punjab Higher Education Commission, visited the central secretariat. President MQI Dr Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri and Secretary General Khurram Nawaz Gandapur showed the honorable guests around different directorates and departments of the central secretariat.
Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri hosted a reception in the honour of the international scholars who were here in Lahore to attend the two-day International Conference on the topic of "Social Responsibility & World Religions". The Conference was held under the banner of Minhaj University Lahore. In his address on the occasion, he spoke on the challenges facing the world peace.
Day 1: International Conference on Social Responsibility and World Religions | Minhaj University Lahore
Addressing the inaugural session of a two-day International Conference on Social Responsibility and World Religions held as a result of collaboration between the Punjab Higher Education Commission and Minhaj University Lahore, Federal Minister for Religious Affairs Noor-ul-Haq Qadri said that the government fully supports the Conference’s agenda of interfaith moderation and dialogue and is endeavoring to promote these cherished values in the country.
Minhaj-ul-Quran Ulama Council arranged a scholarly sitting of religious scholars and senior students of Islamic sciences with Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri. The topic of the discussion was “Flexibility and changes in the Islamic law amid changing circumstances and events”. Those who attended this intellectual sitting included researcher, scholars of Hadith, professors of universities, intellectuals, scholars of interpretations, and the noted speakers.
Throwing light on the 38-year old struggle of the MQI, Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri said that it is the only movement in the world that has set up its effective and efficient network in 90 countries of the world. He said that the MQI won global applause for its work of promoting religious harmony, tolerance and interfaith dialogue.
Addressing the National Peace Conference held under the banner of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) at the central secretariat of the party, the political leaders have said that all provisions of National Action Plan should be implemented in letter and spirit for success of Operation Zarb-e-Azb. They demanded the use of merciless force against armed and economic terrorists. They said that Islamic Curriculum on Peace and Counter-Terrorism designed by Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri should be enforced in educational institutions; the families of martyrs of Model Town tragedy should be given justice and the killers should be given exemplary punishments.