(or MQI) is broad-based international moderate Islamic non-governmental organization
(NGO) founded by Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri
on 17 October 1980 in Lahore, Pakistan
. It has a long-term strategic vision to promote religious moderation, effective and sound education, inter-faith dialogue and harmony, and a moderate (and anti-extremist) interpretation of Islamic sciences. It has expanded to 90 countries around the globe. Its emphasis is improving the social, cultural and religious condition of all people, enlightening the masses with the knowledge of their rights and duties and presenting a realistic, rational and scientific picture of Islam's gentle, tolerant and just nature. It explicitly rejects terrorism and all other unjust violence as being entirely un-Islamic.
The headquarters of Minhaj-ul-Quran International was inaugurated in 1987 by Hazoor Qudwatul Awliya Shaykh-ul-Mashaikh Pir Syedna Tahir Allauddin
Al-Qadri Al-Gillani Al-Baghdadi who is regarded as the organizations spiritual founder. The objective of Minhaj-ul-Quran in the Europe
and the west in general is to create harmony in society between different cultural, ethnic and religious communities through social interaction, interfaith dialogue
and spreading the messages of toleration, respect for others and the benefits of integration. It also actively promotes human rights and women's rights around the globe. <ref... Read More