A conference on the "Moral Excellence and Spiritual Advancement" was held in Frankfurt during the stay of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri. The conference was attended by the workers of the MQI and the members of the Pakistani diaspora community in a large number. The chief highlight of the event was the special address of Shaykh-ul-Islam in which he explored the process of moral and spiritual development of man.
Addressing the gathering of about ten thousand people, President of Federal Republic of Germany Mr. Joachim Gauck called on the people in the country, irrespective of their religion and origin, to engage for democracy and global openness."
An introductory ceremony of Minhaj Education City was held in Frankfurt on December 25. Dr Raheeq Ahmad Abbasi, Managing Director of the project, was the guest of honour at the occasion. In his briefing to the participants of the ceremony, Dr Abbasi threw light on the broad contours of the mega project. He said that Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri decided to initiate this project so that real Islamic education compatible with the modern requirements could be imparted to the youth.