MIWF celebrates Meelad by conducting welfare event for Cancer patients
Minhaj Interfaith & Welfare did a welfare event for cancer patients at Noori Hall, Lower Parel Mumbai on Sunday 24th October.
The event which was held in collaboration with Cancare Research Foundation was titled “We can beat Cancer together” and was attended by more than 150 patients and their families.
Zubair Ahmed (President MQII Maharashtra), Sajid Khan Saab (Gen. Secretary MQII Maharashtra), Yusuf Shaikh Saab (Sahyog Foundation), Siddiq Saab (Haji Peer Hajj Tours), Sagir Deshmukh Saab (Cancare Research Foundation) were guests of honor for the event.
The event started with the recitation of the Holy Quran. Delivering the keynote speech at the event, Maulana Ali Muhammad stated that all religious scriptures mention that God created human beings so that they have a feeling of empathy towards fellow human beings and they should serve each other in order to please their creator. He mentioned that service towards creation is an important aspect of Islamic teachings and in our age Minhaj ul Quran founded by Shaykh ul Islam Dr. Tahir ul Qadri is performing this duty by spreading the light of knowledge and serving the needy people across 90 countries through various projects. Quoting hadith scriptures, he said that Cancer is a completely curable disease and stated that it’s important for patients to maintain their faith in Allah and His Prophet (peace be upon him) and they should keep performing pious acts along with taking regular medical treatment in order to get cured. He commended the efforts of Minhaj Interfaith and Welfare Foundation and Cancare Research Foundation in fighting cancer and stated that it is important that more young members of the community should come forward to tackle the challenges being faced by the society at large.