Quaid Day Celebration in Republic of Ireland.

On Friday 22nd of February 2008 MQI Ireland hosted a gathering for celebration of 57th Birthday of our beloved Quaid Sheikh-ul-Islam Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri.

This was the first Quaid Day celebration in Ireland.

Prominent pakistani personalities of Ireland including President of PPP Ireland Baloch and PML (N) Dr. Afzal Butt IReland were among the audience.

Mian Awais Ahmad hosted the gathering and invited Farooq Hussain to commence the programme with recitation of The Holy Quran.

After that Syed Toseef Hussain Shah recited and Syed Hafiz Jawwad Haider recited Naat (Praise of Holy Prophet saw). They recited the naats written by Sheikh-ul-ISlam.

After the Naats a beautiful documentry on the life of Sheikh-ul-Islam was shown to the audience.

Mian Awais Sahb invited Allama Zille-Umar Qadri (Minhajian) to the stage to speak on The Mujaddid of the century, Sheikh-ul-Islam Dr. Tahir-ul-Qadri.

Allama sahb spoke on the achievements of Sheikh-ul-Islam and also spoke on the aims and objectives of Minhaj-ul-Quran. He said that Sheikh-ul-Islam is a gift of Allah and His Messenger saw to the Ummah. And speaking about Minhaj-ul-Quran's aims and objectives he said that Sheikh-ul-Islam has described the mission of Minhaj-ul-Quran in the following sentence: 'To establish a strong relationship with the Love of The Holy Messenger (saw) based on Utmost Love,Respect,Obedience, and Following.'

After the speech the Birthday cake was cut by Allama sahb, Mian Munir Akram, Mian Awais Ahmad, Dr Afzal Butt and other guests.

This was followed by a very emotional duaa by Allama Zille-Umar Qadri sahb.

During the whole programme a slideshow of pictures of Sheikh-ul-ISlam and Minhaj-ul-Quran's activities was shown.

The programme ended with delicious Food.


Reported by Waseem Butt