Caliph calls for Muslims to reject
extremism and terrorism as UK Islamic convention concludes
THE Caliph to tens of millions of
Ahmadi Muslims concluded the largest Islamic convention in the UK with a
condemnation of all forms of extremism and terrorism.
More than 30,000 members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community (AMC) from over 100
countries gathered at the Jalsa Salana event, which took place on a 200 acre
farm in Hampshire.
On Sunday, 30 July 2017, His Holiness Mirza Masroor Ahmad, delivered the concluding
address of the Jalsa.
During the event, His Holiness spoke about the rise of extremism and continued
instability in the world. He called for Muslims to return to the true teachings
His Holiness, Mirza Masroor Ahmad said:-
"It is up to Muslims to stand up
and reject all forms of extremism and terrorism. It is the task of Ahmadi
Muslims to show the true teachings of Islam which are of peace love, mercy and
The Jalsa began on Friday with the traditional Friday Sermon and the raising of
the black and white flag of the AMC alongside the Union Flag. On Saturday, the
Caliph conducted proceedings from the ladies marquee where 15,000 Muslim women
witnessed His Holiness award prizes to women for academic achievements and
deliver a speech on the rights and empowerment Islam affords them.
His Holiness delivered 5 speeches over the course of the weekend.
The purpose of the 3 day international gathering is to promote the true,
peaceful teachings of Islam and challenge misinterpretations around the world's
2nd largest religion.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community was established in 1889, in India, and is led by a
spiritual caliphate, with tens of millions of adherents.