Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri addressed a spiritual gathering held at the central secretariat to mark the Shab-e-Barat event through video link. Thousands of people from various walks of life including religious scholars attended the spiritual gathering. Dr Qadri said that in order to be deserving of Allah’s help, the Muslim Umma should speak truth, do justice and stand by the oppressed. He said that those who take the lives of innocent people remain deprived of the spiritual blessings on the blessed occasion of Shab-e-Barat.
Minhaj Women League has announced the holding of workshops and training conventions for workers from April 13 to May 10, 2016 in different districts of the country. MWL (Multan chapter) arranged an organizational and training workshop for its workers on April 17 in Multan, which was attended by Ms. Ayesha Qadri, Secretary General of MWL (South Punjab) and Aneela Ilyas, Secretary General of MWL Central Punjab. A large number of office holders and workers of MWL attended the event.
Pakistan Awami Tehreek has decided to stage a sit-in on June 17 at the Mall Road Lahore. PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri will lead the sit-in. Announcement to this effect was made by PAT Secretary General Khurram Nawaz Gandapur while addressing a press conference at the central secretariat here in Lahore on May 26 along with other members of the Core Committee. He said that the DCO Lahore has been informed about the PAT’s plan of a sit-in through a letter.
The 12th annual mass marriage ceremony was held in the playground in front of the MQI secretariat on April 3, 2016. Twenty-five Muslim, Christian and Hindu couples tied the knot in the ceremony. Necessary household items of worth Rs. 1.5 lacs were gifted to every bride. The proceedings of the mass marriage ceremony got underway with the recitation of the holy Quran followed by Naat.
Minhaj-ul-Quran Victoria organised the Night of Salvation this evening at Mount Cottrell which was attended by hundreds of members of the community. Dr Hussain Qadri explained the stages and procedure and several dimensions of repentance. He said that repentance is the true migration towards Allah and that the 15th of Sha`ban is the night to repent collectively for all the sins man has committed. He also led the collective Duaa which was very emotional and resulted in participants shedding tears as the Duaa extended.