Due to the current situation of COVID-19, all religious activities are suspended in the local mosques of Canada. During the blessed month of Ramadan, Canada One TV telecast live 1 'Juzz' everyday after Isha prayer which was recited by Qari Shafiq Ahmad Naeemi Al-Azhari from Minhaj-ul-Quran Canada.
On the 27th night, which is also known as The Night of Power of this blessed month, the recitation of the whole Quran was completed. On this occasion Minhaj-ul-Quran Canada and Canada One TV held Live Khatm-ul-Quran Mehfil.
The Mehfil started off with a beautiful and unique recitation of the Holy Quran by Qari Shafiq Ahmad Naeemi Al Azhari. Next our host Badar Munir Chaudhary read the Urdu translation from the Irfan-ul-Quran for the viewers. Badar Munir then led the Program forward.
Zain Zahid and Abdullah Sheikh recited praises in the court of our beloved Prophet (SAW) in their soothing voices. Hafiz Abdullah Raja motivated the local youth with his English talk. He insisted that the youth should put in efforts and learn about the Holy Quran. He said that if they try to learn from the Quran and apply its teachings in their lives, their own lives will change drastically. He said that we all need to play our role and spread the message of Islam with our positive attitude and good conduct toward society.
President MQI Canada, Kamran Rashid also joined and thanked Canada One TV for contributing to the cause of love, peace and interfaith harmony. The main guest Naat Khwan Sultan Ateeq Rehman Joined the ceremony from Jehlum, Pakistan. He started off by thanking MQI Canada and Canada One TV for inviting him to this Mehfil.
Sultan Ateeq recited praises in the honor of our Beloved Prophet (SAW) in his unique way. After this, the guest speaker Sahibzada Tasleem Ahmad Sabri joined the gathering from Karachi, Pakistan. He started his speech by thanking Minhaj-ul-Quran Canada and Canada One TV for inviting him. He then congratulated Qari Shafiq Ahmad Naeemi Al-Azhari upon the completion of the Quran. Tasleem Sabri talked about how we need to learn the value of the holy Quran. Once we learn the value of the Divine Book, we will start to implement it in our lives. He said that we should look towards the holy companions (RA) for inspiration and guidance on how to create a connection with the Holy Quran and the Prophet (SAW) on whom this blessed Book was revealed upon. In conclusion he prayed for the success of MQI Canada and Canada One TV.
Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri gave a special message to all viewers. He congratulated Qari Shafiq Ahmad Naeemi Al-Azhari and Badar Munir Chaudhary for taking this initiative and spreading the blessed message of Allah (SWT) through the Holy Book. Shaykh-ul-Islam stated that as an Ummah we need to revive our connection with the Holy Quran. He said that we should enlighten ourselves and the people around us with the knowledge of the Holy Quran. He advised that for this to happen, we should take out 1 hour from our daily routine and recite the Irfan-ul-Quran with translation.
Special concluding Duaa was then made in which Shaykh-ul-Islam prayed for the well being of all humanity. He prayed that Allah (SWT) showers His mercy on everyone and removes this plague that people are suffering from.