Foundation-Stone Ceremony of the Minaret of Gosha-e-Durood
The construction work of the second central part of the building dedicated for “Gosha-e-Durood” of Minhaj-ul-Quran International known as “Minaret as-Salam” was inaugurated. A ceremony was held in the central secretariat of Minhaj-ul-Quran International on Friday 1st Ramadan-ul-Mubarak, September 14, 2007. This prayer ceremony was held at the time of laying the foundation-stone of the minaret of “Gosha-e-Durood”. At this occasion, Central Amir-e-Tehreek Sahibzada Miskin Faiz-ur-Rahman Durrani, Nazim-e-Ala Dr Raheeq Ahmad Abbasi, Director Foreign Affairs G. M. Malik, Secretary-General Pakistan Awami Tehreek Anwaar Akhar Advocate, Nazim Youth Sajid Mahmood Bhatti, Professor Muhammad Nawaz Zafar, Amir Gosha-e-Durood Muhammad Salim Sheikh, Haji Riaz Ahmad, Amir Punjab Ahmad Nawaz Anjum and other leaders of the Tehreek were also present.
The ceremony started with the recitation of the holy Qur’an followed by the Naat-e-Rasool (PBUH). After this, reciting the selected Durood of the Gosha-e-Durood, the participants completed the round of the basement. The central leaders also slaughtered a goat for blessings in the western part of the basement of the Gosha-e-Durood. The ceremony was concluded with prayers. Central Amir-e-Tehreek Miskin Faiz-ur-Rahman Durrani led special prayers. The prayers were also offered for the prosperity and progress of Pakistan and Muslim Umma. In the end, all participants were congratulated at the inauguration of the second phase of the construction work.
The cementing has entered the last phase for the construction of ground floor before the start of this phase of construction work of “Minaret as-Salam”. This work is likely to be completed in the first 10 days of the holy month of Ramadan.