Minhaj-ul-Quran International Walsall and Saint John’s Church held a national and cultural event on the occasion of Diamond Jubilee on 4th June, 2012. The event was organized to bring all the communities together for better co-existence and integration. Nearly more than 500 people attended the event. MQI Walsall has arranged food for participants. English people enjoyed desi food samosas, pakoras, seekh kebab and curry.
The students of MQI Walsall presented different activities to entertain the people. Hamza Qamar and other students read a famous poem “Qaseedah Burdah Shareef” written by a great Sufi Poet Imam Busiri (May Allah Subhanahu Wa Taala be pleased with him). The children were given a huge applause by all the participants both Muslims and followers of other Religions for their excellent performance.
Later to represent our national and Religious Culture, The students of Hassan class performed on famous prayer “Lab Pe Aati hey Dua Bann ke Tamana Meri “ by Dr Muhammmad Iqbal. The audience enjoyed the theme of the poem and practical performance of children for the quest for knowledge, enlightenment and helping the poor.
The parents appreciated MQI efforts to bring the communities together. Speaking on the occasion Sister Yasmeen said, MQI aims to promote compassion, tolerance and peace round the globe. The event will help to cope with racism and anti social behaviour.
Allama Ali Akbar, Director Minhaj-ul-Quran addressing the audience said, let us work together and give our children and coming generation a safe and secure future so that they may be able to enjoy freedom of religion, expression and respect for each other. He also said , that MQI Walsall is going to start a youth drop in centre, our doors are open for all the communities , so you must come and experience an enlightening culture of working together.
Reverend Gennie said, it’s a beautiful occasion for all of us which gives us a sense of togetherness, support and interfaith harmony. We would like to work with MQI, Walsall for Integration and anti social behaviour within our local community. The event was closed at 4.pm and the people enjoyed a great event on a sunny day.