The Opening Ceremony of www.MinhajBooks.com
Translated by: Ali Akbar Alvi (Minhajian)
The opening ceremony of www.MinhajBooks.com was held at Minhaj Internet Bureau in the Central Secretariat of Minhaj-ul-Quran International on the 12th April 2007. Sahibzada Hussain Mohy-ud-Din was the chief guest of the ceremony. Abdul Sattar Minhajian, Deputy Director Minhaj Internet Bureau, Basir Ahmad, Manager Multi Media, Sabir Hussain Contents Manager and Shehzad Ahmad, Web Programmer specially participated in it.
Sahibzada Hussain Mohy-ud-Din Qadri said in his speech that Minhaj-ul-Quran International is a vitally important mission, ideology and thought provoking message perfect in its nature. He said that this mission is like a tree blossoming day and night under the keen and watchful care of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri. The different departments of Minhaj-ul-Quran International are its branches, and every branch enjoys its own share of water. Minhaj Internet Bureau is also enjoying the spiritual blessing and support extended by Shaykh-ul-Islam to the affiliates of the mission. He said that Minhaj Internet Bureau is playing its vital role to promote the mission of Minhaj-ul-Quran International round the globe. It helps the head office cement its relations with overseas. It is the result of special blessing of Allah Almighty and His beloved Prophet Muhammad (SAW) and continuous supplications of Shaykh-ul-Islam that we are managing the things with such an excellent perfection with limited resources.
Mr. Hussain Mohy-ud-Din said, besides that, the whole world would now benefit from the plentiful material on Islam through www.MinhajBooks.com. He said this material would also prove helpful to dissolve the misunderstanding regarding Islam. He said, Minhaj-ul-Quran International is fighting against sectarianism, narrow-mindedness, extremism and terrorism. It is working to eradicate the evils like terrorism from the whole world and Minhaj Internet Bureau is playing its role like warrior for this noble cause.
Deputy Director Minhaj Internet Bureau, Abdul Sattar Minhajian said while giving a brief introduction to the newly designed web that it provides superb material consisting on thousands of pages on Islam. He said, we can explore and have the access only to the material that is available in that form otherwise we can not. It also gives us pictorial details so that the people may enjoy reading to the end. He said, at present, 130 books have been published on 21, 000 pages. He expressed his hope that it would continue to extend and grow larger. He said, Minhaj-ul-Quran International is holding a distinctive place among the religious movements because it is using all modern and scientific means to promote Islam. It is the first movement to launch such a campaign based on modern scientific means almost 12 years back and defend Islam on various level but the bias and prejudiced people started propaganda against the movement and Shaykh-ul-Islam and did their futile effort to damage the icon of Minhaj-ul-Quran International.
He adds that both the intellectuals and laymen will have access to sublime ideas of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri. Now they have an easy and free of any cost access to this digital library and read on different subjects. He said that the people should read Shaykh-ul-Islam's books on religion. He also urged the audience that they should invite their friends to benefit from this opportunity. He said that we should also answer the objections labeled against the Holy Prophet (SAW) and Islam with the help of Sahykh-ul-Islam's books.
Later on Farid-e-Millat Research Institute gave a beautiful dinner to honour the efforts extended by the members of Minhaj Internet Bureau. After the dinner, Rana Muhammad Farooq, Deputy Director Research, lauded the efforts done by Minhaj Internet bureau for uploading the books of Shaykh-ul-Islam. He said it is really a great service on their part. He said it is another big achievement on their part to launch such a marvelous website in Urdu. Minhaj-ul-Quran International believes in practical work and is highly active to promote Islam utilizing all possible and existing modern means. May Allah Almighty give us the power to serve Islam (Amin)