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Iqbal’s concept of democracy still a dream: Qayyum Nizami

Tuesday, 27 November 2012
Iqbal’s concept of democracy still a dream: Qayyum Nizami Qayyum Nizami said that Dr Iqbal’s concept of democracy was that the poor had the right to tax the rich. He was convinced of politics, which resulted in people’s wellbeing and state stability. The renowned columnist said that the present electoral system was contrary to the ideals espoused by Quaid-e-Azam and Allama Iqbal. He said that Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri has effectively raised a voice against this system. He said that his call for change and reforms in the system was timely.

Watch Shaykh-ul-Islam's Exclusive Solo Interviews on Falsfa e Shahadat e Imam e Hussain (A.S)

Saturday, 24 November 2012
Watch Shaykh-ul-Islam's Exclusive Solo Interviews on Falsfa e Shahadat e Imam e Hussain (A.S) Shaykh-Ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir Ul Qadri’s Muharram Special Interviews on ARY News, Dunya News & Dawan News. In these interviews, Dr Tahir Ul Qadri, in detail, discussed Falsfa e Shahadat e Imam e Hussain (A.S) and highlighted that solution to existing problems is following footsteps of Hazrat Imam e Hussain A.S.

SC’s verdict vindication of Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri’s stance on 1990 elections: PAT

Sunday, 21 October 2012
SC’s verdict vindication of Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri’s stance on 1990 elections: PAT Faiz-ur-Rehman Durrani, central President of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT), has said that the Supreme Court’s verdict in the Asghar Khan case is a vindication of the stance Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, Chairman of PAT, took about 22 years ago. He said that Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri pointed out glaring irregularities and rigging in the 1990 elections and this fact has now been proven in the highest court of the land.

Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri returning to Pakistan on 23rd December, vows to bring change

Sunday, 14 October 2012
Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri returning to Pakistan on 23rd December, vows to bring change Shaykh-ul-Islam has said that change would not come about by becoming part of corrupt and elitist system but by clashing against it. He said that the present electoral system was the biggest enemy of the people and the country. He said that the ruling elite regarded the people as their slave and their psychology was like that of Pharaohs of Egypt. He declared to return to Pakistan on December 23 this year.

Youth Convention 2012 (Rawalpindi)

Sunday, 1 July 2012
Youth Convention 2012 (Rawalpindi) Youth Convention (Rawalpindi) was held under the banner of Minhaj-ul-Quran Youth League on July 1, 2012 in which more than five hundred youths and students took part. The proceedings of the Convention got underway with the recitation of the Holy Quran followed by Naat in the honour of the Holy Prophet (SAW).

Public Awareness Youth Convention held at Islamabad

Monday, 2 July 2012
Public Awareness Youth Convention held at Islamabad Minhaj-ul-Quran Youth League (Islamabad chapter) organized the most successful Youth Convention of the capital’s history on July 2, 2012. The chief highlight of the Convention was the participation of leading intellectuals, columnists, and political notables besides a large number of workers of MYL. The clips of different speeches of Shaykh-ul-Islam were played.

Time to send corrupt electoral system packing is now: Ahmad Nawaz Anjum

Monday, 25 June 2012
Time to send corrupt electoral system packing is now: Ahmad Nawaz Anjum The next destination of Ahmad Nawaz Anjum was Dera Ghazi Khan in Southern Punjab where he addressed a Workers Convention 2012 held under the banner of local chapter of MQI in which large number of people from the entire district made it convenient to attend.

Shaykh-ul-Islam to get historic welcome on arrival: MQI Punjab

Friday, 22 June 2012
Shaykh-ul-Islam to get historic welcome on arrival: MQI Punjab MQI (Haroonabad chapter) organized a Workers Convention 2012 as part of its initiative to spread public awareness on June 22, 2012 in which Ahmad Nawaz Anjum, Amir of MQI Punjab, presided over the programme. A large number of workers from Haroonabad and other adjoining areas attended the Convention.

Workers Convention 2012 (Chishtian)

Friday, 22 June 2012
Workers Convention 2012 (Chishtian) MQI (Chishtian chapter) organized a Workers Convention 2012 as part of its initiative to spread public awareness on June 22, 2012 in which Ahmad Nawaz Anjum, Amir of MQI Punjab, presided over the programme. A large number of workers from Chishtian and other adjoining areas attended the Convention.

Public Awareness Convention (Vehari) 2012

Thursday, 21 June 2012
Public Awareness Convention (Vehari) 2012 MQI (Vehari chapter) arranged a splendid Public Awareness Convention in Khursheed Hall on June 21, 2012 in which Ahmad Nawaz Anjum, Amir of MQI Punjab, was the chief guest and Ch. Qamar Abbas.

Workers Convention (Lodhran) 2012

Thursday, 21 June 2012
Workers Convention (Lodhran) 2012 Minhaj-ul-Quran International (Lodhran chapter) organized a Workers Convention 2012 as part of its endeavours to spread public awareness. The Convention was held in Minhaj-ul-Quran Islamic Centre Lodhran on March 21, 2012 in which Ahmad Nawaz Anjum.

Workers Convention held in Mianwali

Friday, 1 June 2012
Workers Convention held in Mianwali Minhaj-ul-Quran International (Mianwali chapter) held a Workers Convention in Kamal English Grammar School in Mianwali on June 1, 2012. The moot was part of MQI’s efforts to spread public awareness about the lethality of the current electoral system, which was at heart of problems facing the people of Pakistan. Dr Muhammad Anwar Mehravi, Amir of MQI (Mianwali chapter), presided over the programme, whereas the distinguished guests included Sheikh Zahid Fayyaz, acting Secretary General of MQI, Ahmad Nawaz Anjum, Sardar Umar Daraz, Haji Khursheed Anwar Khan and others.

Workers Convention held in Layyah

Sunday, 3 June 2012
Workers Convention held in Layyah Addressing the Workers Convention, Sheikh Zahid Fayyaz said that the people of Pakistan had been shackled in the web of so-called democracy. He said that capitalist democracy and trade politics were at the climax in Pakistan at the moment. He said that barring a few people, majority of those in the saddle or seeking to get into positions of power did not have any character and were not loyal to the masses. He said that people were at fault because they elected the same breed of politicians over and over. He said that people voted as well as abused the politicians, a practice, which needed to be changed.

Electoral system needs drastic reforms: Dr Raheeq Abbasi

Friday, 1 June 2012
Electoral system needs drastic reforms: Dr Raheeq Abbasi Addressing the participants of the intellectual moot, Dr Raheeq Abbasi said that Pakistan possessed immense human potential but regrettably current electoral system stopped the able and competent people from playing their due role in the national development by taking leadership positions. He said that the military was a patriotic institution of the country that was responsible for national defence.

Present electoral system fated to fail: Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri

Sunday, 20 May 2012
Present electoral system fated to fail: Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that elections, whether to be held sooner or later under the present system, will be a joke with the nation. The outcome of the present electoral system is that the institutions of the country are pitted against each other. Those who consider elections as the solution of the problems the country is caught up in were befooling the people of Pakistan. The handover of authority to another group of privileged elite in the name of elections will be a national crime as it would further compound the problems instead of solving them.

Reforms integral to installing real democracy: Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri

Saturday, 12 May 2012
Reforms integral to installing real democracy: Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that democracy is not about huge buildings and a few families having a monopoly on economic resources and political power. It was rather defined by the process of transfer of rights to the people, who are real stakeholders in the system. He said that public good is the be-all and end-all of the democratic system where elected representatives exercise power for the benefit of masses.

MQI's Workers Convention 2012

Sunday, 8 April 2012
MQI's Workers Convention 2012 The annual 8th Workers Convention of Minhaj-ul-Quran International was held around the world on April 8, 2012. The main ceremony was hosted by the Lahore chapter of MQI at the central secretariat in Lahore. In addition to the main ceremony, hundreds of other conventions were held in different cities around the world including 222 cities of Pakistan where the participants attended the proceedings through Minhaj TV. The chief highlight of the Workers Convention was the keynote address of Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri.

Our salvation lies in following Iqbal: Dr Raheeq Abbasi

Saturday, 21 April 2012
Our salvation lies in following Iqbal: Dr Raheeq Abbasi Dr Raheeq said that the Pakistan nation was stuck up in complex web called democracy. He said that capitalist democracy was in vogue. He said that majority of people sans a few exceptions currently holding sway in the country had serious questions over their conduct and character. He said that people were so shackled that they were forced to vote the same people into power again and again.

Now is the time to change the electoral system: Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri addresses mammoth public rally in Rawalpindi

Sunday, 18 December 2011
Now is the time to change the electoral system: Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri addresses mammoth public rally in Rawalpindi Shaykh-ul-Islam said that he was urging people to rise against electoral system out of his national and religious duty and not at the behest of someone else. He said that the current system had snatched people’s livelihood, their sovereignty, their integrity and paralysed them. He categorically stated that real change was not possible through current electoral system. He said that the system was geared towards protecting the interests of the ruling elite with nothing to offer to the poor masses. He said that the system had kept 180 million people shackled.

Press Conference: Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri launches campaign against electoral system from December 18

Thursday, 24 November 2011
Press Conference: Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri launches campaign against electoral system from December 18 Shaykh-ul-Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri, Chairman of Pakistan Awami Tehreek, has announced to launch countrywide public campaign to bring about change in the electoral system. Different public gatherings and rallies would be held in different parts of the country for protection of democracy, state and the country.