Leader's 57th Birthday Anniversary
MEMBERS of the public and workers of Minhaj al-Quran International organisation gathered at the Minhaj al-Quran centre on Romford Road in London, UK to commemorate the birth anniversary of the organisation’s founder Dr Muhammad Tahir al-Qadri.
Dr Muhammad Tahir al-Qadri a renowned Muslim scholar and prolific author reached the age of 57 on Tuesday 19th February 2008. Born in 1951 in the Pakistani province of Punjab Dr Muhammad Tahir al-Qadri founded the Minhaj al-Quran International Organisation in 1979 with centres established in over 82 countries of the world. The organisation aims to provide non-political education and training and campaign for social justice for the communities it works in. Internationally acclaimed scholar Dr Qadri heralds over a million followers and holds the highest degree in classical Islamic scholarship. Dr Qadri also holds the highest authorisations in prophetic tradition. On a recent stop off in East London Dr Qadri met with East Ham MP Stephen Timms, Councillor Dr Zulfiqar Ali Chairman of the Newham Alliance of Islamic Associations and ex-mayor of Newham, Councillor Abdul Karim Shaikh.