Agha Hamed Malakooti, Director General of Islamic Culture & Relations Organisation, Iran, visited Minhaj University Lahore the other day and met with Dr Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri, president of MQI. Director Interfaith relations of MQI Sohail Ahmad Raza was also present on the occasion.
Mrs. Farah Naz, President of Minhaj-ul-Quran Women League, attended a two-day 25th annual International Quran Conference held in Tehran, capital of Islamic Republic of Iran. The Conference was attended by women research scholars from Lebanon, Tunisia, Iraq, Azerbaijan, Oman, Iran and Pakistan who are engaged in conducting research on the Holy Quran. The Conference has two-pronged objective; to promote efforts for understanding of the Holy Quran at individual and collective levels and to encourage the women research scholars by acknowledging their services and contributions.
In the last week of December 2003 a powerful earthquake rocked the city of Bam in Iran. Within only 14 seconds thousands ofpeople were buried under the flattened homes and destroyed buildings. Minhaj Welfare Foundation immediately launched an emergency appeal for the victims of the earthquake. Through out the whole world. Many Muslims, specially the members of Minhaj Ul Quran came forward and donated whole heartedly for the victims of their Muslim brothers. A delegation of Minhaj Welfare Foundation including Mr Ali Reza Rizvi , Secretary Information and Mr Dawood Hussain Mashhadi ,the Director for the Department of Foreign Affairs of Minhaj Ul Quran International went to Iran to distribute the aid package to the victims of the Earthquake which was donated by the donners of MWFMr Ali Reza Ghalibaph, President Minhaj Ul Quran International Iran received the delegation of MWF at the Mashed International Airport.
PAT Chairman, Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri spoke to the Iranian national news agency, FARS. The interview focused on Islam and terrorism and the root causes of sectarianism, and the eradication of radicalism. Dr Qadri said that the different schools of thoughts within Islam should cooperate and adopt the path of moderation and peace in order to eradicate religious extremism of all kinds, and work towards Muslim unity.