The city of repentance, rectification of deeds, purification of soul, understanding of Deen, known by the name of Itikaf City, has been established with thousands of the faithful participating. The vast building attached with Minhaj Girls College has been allocated for female Mutakifeen where thousands of women are enjoying the spiritual environment.
Thousands of women attend Itikaf organized under the aegis of Minhaj-ul-Quran International annually for purgation and purification of heart, understanding of religion, penitence, and personal reform. All is set for Itikaf City 2019 this year too as hundreds of Women Caravans of the faithful start for Township Lahore from different parts of the country to take part in the Itikaf.
Minhaj Welfare Foundation distributed the food ration among more than 300 deserving families yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, Director MWF Syed Amjad Ali Shah said that helping the deserving and needy people is the best of human actions and worship. He said that Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri often says that the service of humanity is actually the service of Islam. He said that in line with the vision of its founding-leader, Minhaj Welfare Foundation has been rendering its services not only in Pakistan but also overseas.
Briefing the Chairman of the Supreme Council about arrangements, Jawad Hamid, the Secretary of Itikaf 2019, said that the thousands of people from different districts and regions of Pakistan in Punjab, KP, Sindh, Balochistan, GB and AJ&K registered themselves for Itikaf this year. He said that a large number of women will join the Itikaf City as well for whom separate arrangements have been made.