News & Events
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. She said that peace, tolerance and interfaith harmony and dialogue are some of the core values MQI is working on under the leadership of Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri. She said that MQI is building bridges among various cultures, and civilizations.
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).
Saturday, 4 April 2015Sister Rukhsana Iqbal (MWL Midlands Halqa Durood Co-ordinator) delivered a speech in Urdu on how to polish our hearts with zikr, namaz, fasting and other acts of worship. Furthermore, she elaborated on how important it is to do ‘esaley-swaab’ for our families, friends and our fellow Minhaj Sisters and brothers. She talked about how water pumps are ‘Sadaqa Jariyah’ for people who do not have access to clean drinking water, how Durood we offer helps us in our daily lives and has changed our lives for the better.
Friday, 10 April 2015The celebration party started with the recitation of the Holy Quran which was recited by Lybah Ahmed. This was followed by praises on the Holy Prophet (PBUH) which was beautifully recited by Nida Ijaz. After this, a short Dua was done by Nimra Khan. She prayed for the success and accomplishments of the students and also to increase the knowledge of students, the good health of the teachers, and also for the long and healthy life of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri. Special Dua was made for the people in Pakistan, and for the betterment of the situation in the country.
Monday, 2 March 2015On the 2nd of March, nine sisters attended a gathering at Sister Nasrin’s house in Smethwick. The gathering started promptly at 11 am with the recitation of the Glorious Quran, followed by Nasheeds. The people had the honour of reciting Durood sharif followed by Zikr, Hadith from Al-Minhaj al- Sawi, and a talk in Urdu from Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri's book 'Maloomat e Milad' by Sister Sadia Bibi who is the Dawah secretary for Sandwell Minhaj Women’s League.
Saturday, 4 April 2015On the 4th April 2015 Minhaj Women League (Derby) organized a spiritual gathering to mark ‘Gyaarvi Sharif.’ The Mehfil took place at the Iklas Centre at 4 pm. The programme began with the recitation of the Holy Quran followed by lecture on CD by Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri. The speech was listened to attentively for 15 minutes. The event was attended by 40 women and 10 children. A Hamd and many Naats were recited. Some Naats were complemented by the Duff which many Sisters were attracted to and fascinated by.
Saturday, 11 April 2015Sister Shamime Jan (Media Secretary MWL UK) gave updates on media reporting. The new structure of reporting was discussed and finalised. New reporting targets were finalised with all Zonal Teams. Training methods for local Media Teams were discussed and finalised with contribution and support from Zonal Teams. Social Media activities were discussed and new methods of working with Social Media were finalised. Reporting targets were set for the next quarter.
Sunday, 26 April 2015Islam Studies Association (ISA) and Interfaith Relations Minhaj-ul-Quran International (India Chapter) jointly organized an interfaith program "Together We Build Peace" on April 26, 2015 at Presentation Convent Senior Secondary School, Old Delhi. The program was aimed at bringing together some of the practitioners of dialogue so that they can know one another, learn from one another; so that they can work together for Peace, Reconciliation and Justice.
Monday, 27 April 2015Addressing the mass marriage ceremony held under the banner of Minhaj Welfare Foundation Gujrat, PAT President Dr Raheeq Ahmad Abbasi has said that sharing the grief and reducing the hardships of the poor and downtrodden sections of society is the real worship. He said that mass marriage project is a flagship programme of Minhaj Welfare Foundation, which is being implemented throughout the country in the light of vision of Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri.
Thursday, 19 March 2015At last the President of the event Dr. Hussain Mohi-ud-Din Qadri addressed the gathering on the life and contributions of Mujaddid Alf Saani. He elaborated on the meaning of Mujaddid (revivalist) and put a glance on his personality and ideology. He said that if we want to see the Mujaddid Alf Sani of this era, we can see Shayk- ul-Islam Dr. Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri who is working hard to revive Islam in contemporary age.
Saturday, 21 March 2015The Muslim Youth League UK Sisters Operational Executive team toured the country in a bid to meet 14 Area Executives and teams across the UK. It was a whirlwind of a tour and the only thing missing was the tour bus however there is hope that the next time we do this there will be a bus with all the amenities and a bright pink logo letting other motorway users know that we too can travel in style. But in the meantime we settled for different modes of transport which included the train, an Audi and a Volkswagen Gulf.
“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)