‘Love Muhammad’ Event Held in London
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Wembley Stadium in England’s capital of London witnessed an unprecedented event on Sunday, held to mark the birth anniversary of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).
On Sunday, January 12, the famous Wembley Stadium played host to “The Prophet of Mercy”, an event organized by the Love Muhammad Campaign to mark the auspicious anniversary of the Prophet Muhammad’s birth.
The Love Muhammad Campaign was founded in 2013 by the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought.
The Sunday event came as Muslims all over the globe are getting ready to mark the Unity Week.
The program commenced with Quran recitation, and also featured guest speakers, including Ayatollah Mohsen Araki, British academic Tariq Ramadan, Labor Party politician Ken Livingstone, Lord Ahmed Nazir, member of the British House of Lords, along with Farooq Murad, the secretary-general of the Muslim Council of Britain.
The event also included several inspirational live music performances, together with Hijab Exhibition, Islamic Art gallery, Award ceremony and a lot more.
Ayatollah Araki, coming from Iran, is the head of World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST), who attended the event as a keynote speaker.
Earlier on January 7, he had announced that the 27th International Islamic Unity Conference will start work in the Iranian capital this month with hundreds of prominent Islamic scholars and thinkers in attendance.
Ayatollah Araki had also noted that 380 prominent Shiite and Sunni thinkers, scholars and religious figures from 58 countries will participate in 27th International Islamic Unity Conference, due to be held on January 17-19.