News & Events
Wednesday, 20 May 2015Mrs. 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.
Sunday, 10 May 2015By the Grace of Allah Almighty and blessings of the Holy Prophet Mohammed (SAW), Minhaj Women League UK presented the Midland Zone students with a one-day Irfan-ul-Quran course on the 10th May 2015 at the Ria Lounge Birmingham. The objective of this course was to develop a compassion for the comprehension of the Holy Quran developing the ability of reciting the Holy Quran with correct pronunciation for the 60 participants.
Sunday, 17 May 2015Another guest of the event was respected Sumaira Faisal from Belgium, President of Women European Council, who beautifully spoke about the auspicious events of Shab-e-Meraj. She shed light on the virtues of the great night and explained that Allah (SWT) performed a great miracle by blessing the Holy Prophet (SAW) with this meeting in the heavens. It was at a time when the Holy Prophet (SAW) was grief stricken due to the passing away of his beloved wife Hazrat Khadijah (RA) and his uncle Hazrat Abu Talib (RA).
Wednesday, 22 April 2015Visits to North Zone chapters by Ms. Nasreen Akhtar (North Zone UK President) and Ms. Shaila Parveen (North Zone UK General Secretary) were undertaken 22nd of April 2015. The delegations visited MWL Bradford and Halifax MWL chapters during these visits. The aim of visits was to explain the annual working plan and discuss all roles and responsibilities with office holders of these chapters. These visits were planned in view of some changes made to chapters’ roles. Questions were answered regarding MWL working during these meetings.
Monday, 27 April 2015On the 27th of April 2015, a Halqa Durood Mehfil was held at Sister Rabia Khanam’s house, who is MWL (Welfare Secretary Alum Rock Birmingham), in Alum Rock Birmingham. Sister Safeena Bi had the honour of opening the proceedings of the spiritual gathering with the recitation of the Holy Quran. She was followed by sister Sadia Ashraf who sang praises on the person of the Holy Prophet (SAW).
Monday, 20 April 2015On Monday 20th of April a Halqa-e-Durood gathering was held at Sister Shanaz's house in Smethwick. The programme started with the recitation from the Glorious Quran, followed by Nasheeds recited by a few sisters who attended. Sister Shanaz delivered a talk based on Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri's book 'Maloomate Milaad'. About 12 ladies attended this gathering. The programme finished with Dua.
Thursday, 16 April 2015On Thursday 16th April 2015, Jamia Masjid Minhaj-ul-Quran held a monthly spiritual gathering to mark ‘Giyarveen Shareef’ for young female students who attend the education centre on a daily basis. The programme began formally with recitation of the Holy Quran by Nida Ajaz, a senior student at the centre. This was followed by Qaseedah Burdah Sharif which was recited as a group by everyone. The mehfil then continued in the usual manner with praises on the Holy Prophet (SAW) in the form of Naat Sharifs.
Sunday, 22 March 2015On 22nd of March Sandwell Minhaj Women’s League organised a Giyarveen Shareef gathering at Corbett Street mosque in Smethwick. The programme started off with Tilawat which was recited by Sister Nabila, followed by nasheeds by a few sisters. On the day Sister Nabila was our stage secretary. She introduced everyone on to the stage.
Wednesday, 10 June 2015PAT Women Wing lighted candles at Liberty Square in Lahore in the memory of Shaheed Tanzila Amjad and Shazia Murtaza. The women leaders gave the gift of bangles to the Punjab Chief Minister, Rana Sanaullah, IG Punjab, DIG Operations, and police personnel who took part in Model town operation and martyred the women by firing bullets at their faces.
Sunday, 24 May 2015Addressing the demonstration, Bisma, the daughter of Shaheed Tanzeela Amjad, asked the rulers as to what her mother and aunt had done that they became deserving of their bullets. She stated emphatically that it is justice she is seeking for her Shaheed mother and Shaheed aunt. She said that if the people did not come out against oppression and brutality, they would also continue to be deprived of their mothers. Her address to the demonstration brought tears in the eyes of the participants.
Sunday, 26 April 2015MWL Manchester got an honour to have a guest speaker in the person of Nasreen Akhter (MWL North president UK) who delivered a beautiful and keynote speech on the significance of Mi’raj-un-Nabi (saw) and the message for the Muslim Ummah. She said, only offering Namaz doesn’t make us “Imaanidar” we should have the love of our Prophet (saw) in our hearts.
Monday, 27 April 2015By the Grace of Almighty Allah Halqa-e-Rajab Mehfil for women was held at Minhaj-ul-Quran Centre Nelson. The introduction of the weekly Halqa-e-Rajab Mehfil extends across all branches of Minhaj-ul-Quran and aims to inform participants about the journey of Miraaj in the light of the Holy Quran and Hadith. The Halqa-e-Rajab Mehfils have proved extremely popular amongst local female residents who feel motivated to attend and feel they gain knowledge and inner peace by participating.
Thursday, 30 April 2015Mrs Nusrat Mahmood, President MWL South Zone, presented the welcome address in which she introduced the basic contours of the course. She said that it was a fundamental responsibility of everyone to get basic knowledge of Islamic teachings. She asked the course participants to take full benefit from this course. During this session, Irfan ul Quran course booklets were distributed among all the participants. In the course booklet, after every subject a blank page was also provided for any notes, which was highly appreciated by the participants.
Sunday, 10 May 2015A Funday was held on the 9th and 10th of May 2015 under the banner of Minhaj-ul-Quran Women League Nelson. The event which was exclusively meant for ladies and children opened its doors from 11am to 6 pm on both days at Minhaj-ul-Quran Islamic Centre, Carr Road Nelson. The Funday was held in compliance with the popular demand by local women and children following previous similar extremely successful events held at the Centre. A whole variety of delicious freshly prepared homemade food was brought in to be sold on the food stalls on the first floor.
Tuesday, 28 April 2015Visits to North Zone chapters by Sister Nasreen Akhtar (President MWL North Zone UK), Sister Jamila Akhtar (Dawah Secretary MWL North Zone UK) and Sister Shaila Parveen (General Secretary MWL North Zone UK) took place on 28th April 2015 with MWL Rochdale chapter and 28th April 2015 with MWL Huddersfield chapters. The aim of the visits was to explain the annual working plan and discuss all roles and responsibilities with members both in English and Urdu. There was also some changes made to organization’s roles.
Sunday, 19 April 2015A monthly spiritual gathering was organised by Minhaj ul Quran Women League Nelson to mark ‘Giyarwee Sharif’ on the 19th of April 2015 at Minhaj ul Quran Centre Carr Road Nelson. The programme commenced with the verses from the Holy Quran. Ghulam Fatima (MWL President, Nelson), the host of the programme, welcomed the guests in her welcome address. Blessings were continuously bestowed upon the Holy Prophet (SAW) by Sister Shakila who recited a beautiful Naat Sharif called “Habiba Uchi Shaan Waalaya”.
Monday, 27 April 2015MWL Nelson holds a Halqa-e-Durood Mehfil every Monday in the Minhaj-ul-Quran centre and every Thursday in four different areas across Nelson. So in total, 5 sessions are held per week. In addition to these sessions, many family events are also organized. The ‘Halqas’ start at 11o’clock and when the Sisters arrive they read 2 nafil in the name of The Holy Prophet (SAW) and then begin to recite Durood Sharif for half an hour.
Friday, 8 May 2015The speakers in the ceremony paid glowing tributes to the mothers of martyrs of Model Town, and Army Public School tragedies and Operation Zarb-e-Azb. Speaking on the occasion, Mrs. Mehnaz Rafi said that the system of oppression is snatching from sons and daughters their mothers. She said that the time for final and decisive push against the system and its guardians has arrived. She congratulated Farah Naz on holding prestigious ceremony in order to celebrate International Mothers’ Day.
Saturday, 25 April 2015After anxiously waiting, the keynote speaker, Mrs. Ghazala Hassan Qadri, was then called on stage to give her speech on the topic of ‘Islam, Peace and Violence’. Her speech was specifically targeted towards the youth in the Muslim community. In the light of recent events, her topic was relevant to the current events pertaining to Muslims and global issues. She began by categorically condemning the actions of terrorist groups and organization like Al-Qaeeda, ISIS, Boko Haram and Taliban.
Wednesday, 8 April 2015Sister Ghulam Fatimah stressed on the importance of celebrating Gyarvi Sharif in her informative speech and also discussed the life, high status and blessings of the Great Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani (RA). The endless struggle and works of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir ul Qadri were also stressed during the programme and how their aims are to promote religious harmony, peace and love amongst mankind. Sister Gazalla read a Manqabat about the countless blessings of Shaykh Abdul Qadir Jilani (RA) followed by a beautiful Naat read by Sister Maria praising the Holy Prophet (SAW).
“It is sufficient for somebody to be a liar that he conveys every hearsay (without inquiring into its reality) to others.” (Sahih Muslim, vol. 1, p. 10 # 5)