MQI (Berlin) participates in the death anniversary of Imam Khomeini in the Embassy of Islamic Republic of Iran
The Embassy of Islamic Republic of Iran organized a special Program at the 21st death anniversary of the great revolutionist Imam Khomeini. A special invitation was extended to the Minhaj-ul-Quran International Berlin. The President, Faiz Ahmed and General Secretary Mohammad Irshad were present on this occasion. The program got underway with the recitation of Holy Quran. The prominent speakers including His Excellency Alireza Sheikh Attar, (Ambassador Islamic Republic of Iran), Mr. Peter Scholl-Latour (Journalist –middle East Expert), Mrs. Hamideh Mohagheghi (Islamic Scholar) and Dr. Wolf-Ahmed Aries (Professor) threw light on the life, struggle and engagement of great Imam for Islam. They paid tribute to Imam Khomeini for his efforts for peace, prosperity, unity and justice. Especially the ambassador quoted the sayings of Imam Khomeini from his books and also told the audience that there is no left or right but there is right or wrong. Imam Khomeini has always preached right and struggled for it.
During the question-hour, Mr. Faiz told the audience that Imam Khomeini enjoys great respect not only in Iran but also in Pakistan and other parts of the world. He also told that Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri has also written many books about the Ahle Bait. The audience gave a big applaud at this occasion. He also told that such Programs should be held frequently and should also be open to the general public.
Mr. Irshad told the ambassador that Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri is the founder and patron-in-chief of Minhaj-ul-Quran International and is also the Chairman of Pakistan Awami Tehrik. He told that Shaykh-ul-Islam is known as ambassador of peace, human development, interfaith harmony and unity around the globe. He also mentioned the historic Fatwa against terrorism issued by Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri and how it played important role in exposing the terrorist elements who were using the fair name of Islam for their nefarious purposes. Mr. Irshad further told him that Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri has written a thousand books on different topics and delivered thousands of lectures all around the world. He also quoted the websites for books, lectures and other activities of Minhaj-ul-Quran International. The Ambassador thanked the Minhaj-ul-Quran International and offered to organize such programs together in the future as a symbol of unity of Muslim Ummah.
At the end of the program, the guests were served with dinner.