On July 30 (Sunday), a day-long sessions was held for the students enrolled with Madinat al-Zahra for the evening classes that will be held every weekday. Brother Seerat Ali Khan introduced the proceedings by explaining the purpose of the event to parents. He introduced the project and its vision of being an institute of intellectual and spiritual excellence that would provide the means and resources for children not only to attain classical Islamic knowledge, but to experience a nurturing environment so they become productive members of their communities.
On 9th July 2017, Minhaj-ul-Qur’an International, Bradford arranged an annual Eid celebration event for sisters, under the banner of Madinat Al-Zahra which was attended by over 500 participants from Bradford, Burnley, Rochdale, Manchester, Halifax and surrounding areas.
A group of 13 young women conducted a sponsored walk from Jamia Masjid Minhaj ul Quran Brunswick Street Nelson to the Singing Ringing Tree in the landscape of the Pennine Hills overlooking Burnley in aid of Syria and Palestine on Sunday 26th February 2017. The sponsored walk was organised by Minhaj Sisters UK (Nelson) in cooperation with Minhaj Welfare Foundation under the Raising Smiles 2017 project.
Addressing a press conference in London, PAT Chairman Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that the hands of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif are bloodied with the killings of innocent people in Model Town. He said that the Prime Minister is directly involved in the Model Town carnage, asking with what face will he plead the case of the Kashmiris at the UN? He said that if the country did not earn a bad name with the Panama leaks, how will the demand for justice in the Model Town case bring it into disrepute? He clarified that we are knocking on the doors of the international institutions for justice against the government of Nawaz Sharif, not the state of Pakistan.