Shaykh Assad as-Sagharji arrives for Mawlid Conference

Special guests at the Annual International Mawlid Conference organised by Minhaj-ul-Quran International (MQI) are now beginning to arrive. After the arrival of the guests from Madinah-tul-Munawwerah yesterday (Friday), today the renowned great scholar and writer of Damascus Syria, Shaykh Assad Muhammad Saeed as-Sagharji arrived at Allama Iqbal International Airport, Lahore.

He was received by Hassan Muhy-ud-Din Qadri, Chairman Supreme Council Minhaj-ul-Quran International (MQI), who is also a student of the renowned Shaykh. A delegation of MQI leaders was also there to receive him.

Shaykh Assad Muhammad Saeed as-Sagharji was accompanied from Damascus by Rehan Ahmed Raza who is a graduate from The Minhaj University and is studying classical Islamic studies in Syria.

Shaykh Dr. Shahab-ud-Din Ahmad al-Furfur, great scholar, the son of a great Muhadith of Syria, is already in Lahore for the Annual International Mawlid Conference.

The guests yet to arrive are:
Shaykh as-Sayyed Mahmood Abul-Huda al-Husayni (Halab, Syria)
Shaykh Ahmad Babikr as-Sudani (Sudan)

One of the unique features of the 22nd Annual International Mawlid Conference at Minar-e-Pakistan, Lahore is that it will be shown live on ARY Digital all over the world. There will be a continuous live transmission of the conference on the channel.

The live transmission will be on Monday 10th April 2006 at:
8.00 PM (UK Time)
Midnight (Pakistan Time)

ARY Digital has a very large viewership all over the world. It is seen in 120 countries, with its main viewership in Europe, Middle East and Asia. The channel is available free to millions of cable viewers in South Asia.

Lectures of the special guests and world renowned scholars coming from all over the world will be the main feature of the live transmission. The lecture of Shaykh-ul-Islam Prof. Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri will arguably have the largest audience of any Mawlid lecture on the night of Mawlid on the planet, due to the live transmission. His lecture will be the climax of the live transmission on ARY digital. World renowned nasheed singers will sing praise to the holy Prophet Muhammad SAW throughout the program, live on ARY Digital. There will also be lectures on topics related to Mawlid in English, Urdu and Arabic.

Like every year the Annual International Mawlid Conference will be viewed in every country of the world with it being shown live on the internet:

Report by Jawed Iqbal Tahiri