Anti-Terrorism Seminar – Birmingham
A seminar against terrorism and suicide bombings was held under the banner of Pakistan Awami Tehreek Midlands on 28 March 2015.
Prominent members of society attended this programme to show their support. These included the Lord Mayor of Birmingham, councillors , MPs, members of the the lawyers association, head of BTM sumaira Farrakh and the general public.
The Lord mayor in his keynote speech appreciated Dr Tahir ul Qadri’s efforts and contributions for peace and harmony.
Councillor Ansar Ali spoke of the importance of the issue of terrorism and congratulated PAT on its efforts. He also appreciated the work of Dr Qadri stating he has read the Fatwa book written by Dr Qadri calling him a genius with a pen.
Mr Mohammed Nawaz father of the peshawar attacks victim, spoke of his martyred son. His emotional speak touched everyone’s heart. He spoke of his support to Dr Qadri and applauded his work on terrorism and suicide bombings.
Mrs Naheed Tasawar coordinator PAT Birmingham presented a PowerPoint presentation about terrorism and the western misconception of jihad. She she stated that terrorism and Jihad stood poles apart. Amongst other speakers were Dr Riaz Farooq, Haroon rathore, and Ashfaq Alam Qadri.
Mr Mazhar Iqbal Convener for Birmingham with his team presented Dr Qadri’s Fatwa book to all the VIP guests and made the concluding remarks and thanked everyone for attending and showing their support.