With the beginning of the holy month of Rabi ul Awwal, various celebratory activities are taking place at the central secretariat of Minhaj-ul-Quran International (MQI) in Lahore. The month is being celebrated with religious fervor and zeal. Milad feasts are being arranged this year as well as the practice of the previous years.
On the directions of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, Milad feasts are being arranged from the 1st of Rabi-ul-Awwal that will continue until the 12th of the month after Isha prayer. All and sundry have an open invitation to join the Milad feasts. Different forums of the MQI namely MYL, MWL, Kids Forum Eagers, Aghosh, COSIS, etc. host the Milad feasts on a turn-wise basis. A larger number of MQI workers and leaders enjoy themselves with the feast.
The formal proceedings of the feasts get underway with the recitation from the Holy Quran followed by Naat. The ceremony concludes with the presentation of Salam.