UK: Peer Naqeeb-ur-Rehman visits MQI project in Bradford
On 8th September (Sunday), Peer Naqeeb-ur-Rehman of Darbar-a-Aaliya Muhammadiaya
Eidgah Shareef, Rawalpindi visited the mega project site in Bradford. He was accompanied
by a large gathering of his followers during the visit who came all the way from
across the Yorkshire region.
Peer Naqeeb ur Rehman was warmly greeted and welcomed by Allama Muhammad Afzal
Saeedi, President of MQI’s National Executive Committee and the head of the Mega
Project in Bradford. Allama Muhammad Adeel Qasmi from MQI Bradford and some of the
local members of MQI (Bradford) were also present on the occasion. After an exchange
of greetings and welcome, the tour of the site began. Allama Muhammad Afazal Saeedi
gave a detailed brief on the site and the vision for the site. He outlined that
the site has so much potential that it will, insha allah, become the hub of knowledge
from the North of England. Allama mentioned that we intend to develop on of the
largest mosques in UK along with an educational establishment as well recreational
amenities such as sports and community provisions.
Allama Muhammad Afzal Saeedi further elaborated that the vision for the site
is to work in partnership with other organisations and develop mutual bonds to strengthen
the identity of the Muslim community. He mentioned that Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad
Tahir ul Qadri recently made a visit to the mega project site and officially launched
the project in July 2013. Allama reiterated the words of Shaykh-ul-Islam that the
primary focus of this new project will be on true Islamic education. MQI will be
able to use this Centre for promotion of peace, interfaith harmony and engagement
with all faith leaders of Europe. The potential is huge as well as the challenges
and MQI UK was aware of it.
Peer Naqeeeb ur Rehman expressed his gratitude to Allama Muhammad Afzal Saeedi
and to Minhaj ul Quran International Bradford for the warm welcome and reception.
He expressed his delight and was impressed with the project. He gave his blessings
for the success of the new project. He prayed for Shaykh-ul-Islam in particular
and appreciated his untiring efforts around the globe.
Reported By: Moazzam Raza