A three member delegation of Red Cross (Geneva) visited the Central Secretariat of Minhaj-ul-Quran International on 7th of August, 2008. Principal Secretary to Shaykh-ul-Islam and Director Foreign Affairs G.M.Malik received the guests. The delegation comprised Faite Alexandre, Miriam Zampatti and Mr. Salah-ud-Din.
Director Foreign Affairs conducted the delegation to a visit of different directorates and departments of MQI including Directorate of Foreign Affairs, Minhaj Welfare Foundation, Communication and Broadcasting, Sale Centre, Productions and Minhaj Internet Bureau. The delegation also held a meeting with Central Amir Minhaj ul Quran International Sahibzada Miskin Faiz-ur-Rehman Durrani.
The guests were later briefed about the organization’s aims, objectives and activities of MQI related to Religion, Welfare, and education, social and political fields by Brig (R) Iqbal Ahmed. Acting Nazim-e-Aala Sheikh Zahid Fayyaz, G.M.Malik and Mr. Bilal Mustafvi President Minhaj-ul-Quran youth League were also present during the briefing.
The briefing evinced deep response from the delegates who sought a number of clarifications and raised queries which were adequately answered by Amir-e-Tehreek and Naib Amir-e-Tehreek to the satisfaction of the delegates. The highlights of the briefing by Brig (R) Iqbal Ahmed were that Minhaj-ul-Quran International is working for inter-faith harmony, peaceful co-existence among religions, peace and brotherhood and elimination of militancy and terrorism under the inspiring leadership of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri.
It was expressed that the MQI has presented the best model of Islam in accordance with the demands of the contemporary world thus drawing the youth to acquire modern and Islamic education to address the multiple challenges.
The delegation paid a glowing tribute to Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri for his international services in numerous fields.