Derby: MQI holds a grand Mawlid-un-Nabi (PBUH) gathering
By the grace of Almighty Allah and the blessings of the Holy Prophet (peace be upon him), Minhaj-ul-Quran International Derby organized the annual Grand Mawlid programme on the 7th of November 2021.
The participants were welcomed by Saleem Shakir (MQI Derby) who thereafter invited Awais Hussain to begin the programme with a beautiful recitation of the Holy Qu’ran. Haroon Manshad was then invited to recite a beautiful Naat in praise of the Holy Prophet (Peace be upon him). Tayyub Saeed (General Secretary Minhaj-ul-Quran Derby) invited guest Naatkhawan Faisal Maqsood (MQI Northampton) to recite a Naat which was recited in a very soulful manner and received a large amount of encouragement and appreciation from the audience.
Thereafter, Ghulam Murtaza (General Secretary Minhaj-ul-Quran Midlands Zone) invited local speaker Qari Kashif to give a speech on the topic of the relationship of theHoly Prophet (Peace be upon him) with his family and relatives in the Urdu language. Guest speaker Shaykh Adnan Sohail (Director MWF UK) was then invited to speak on the topic of the humanitarian aspect of the life of the beloved Prophet (Peace be upon him) and how these activities are inculcated into the social and humanitarian work of MWF UK.
Local Naatkhawan Munawwar Noshahi then recited a beautiful Naat which was followed by a speech from local scholar Shaykh Fazl-e-Muhammad Qadri on the very important subject of the role of women in the early period of Islam and how these contributions supported the social development of Islam over time.
The final part of the programme commenced with the main guest speaker (English) Shaykh Abu Adam ash-Shiraazi (President MQI Midlands) addressing the audience on the pertinent topic of how the merciful Prophet (Peace be upon him) treated other human beings, in particular the neighbors, the sick and the weaker segments of society.
Shaykh Fazal Ahmad Qadri (Derby) was the main speaker in the Urdu language. He delivered a truly heart-touching speech on the merits and virtues of our beloved Prophet (Peace be upon him) and reiterated that the Prophet (Peace be upon him) is incomparable and the most superior of all creations in every manner.
Alhamdulilah, The event jointly organised by MQI Derby and MWL Derby and was well attended by brothers, sisters and children from the wider Derby Muslim community. The guest speakers presented the historical work of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, the Qur’anic Encyclopedia, as a gift for the library of Derby Jamia Masjid to Shaykh Fazal Ahmad Qadri who concluded the programme with a heartfelt supplication in the court of Almighty Allah for the participants, the Muslim community of Derby and particularly for the long life of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri.