Caliph of Islam to Visit Australia
The Ahmadiyya Muslim community in Australia will get the honour only the fourth time in 110 years of Ahmadiyya presence in Australia to meet a Caliph. Last time His Holiness visited Australia was in 2006.
9/20/13 12:00 AM CET
Thousands of Ahmadiyya Muslims wait in anticipation for the historical Australian visit of His Holiness Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the fifth Khalifa (Caliph) and the Head of the Worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community.
His Holiness will also preside over the 29th Annual Convention of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Australia at their Marsden Park Western Sydney centre on 4th October through to 6th October. This three day convention is expected to attract both non-Muslim guests and thousands of Australian Muslims. The Ahmadiyya Muslim community in Australia will get the honour only the fourth time in 110 years of Ahmadiyya presence in Australia to meet a Caliph. Last time His Holiness visited in 2006.
He has widely spoken on the need of establishing peace in the world. He initiated in 2004 an annual National Peace Symposium in the UK. He has recently spoken to European Parliamentarians in Brussels, the UK Parliamentarians at Westminster London and, Members of the US Congress and Senate at the Capitol Hill Washington DC. He has expressed his thoughts on the danger to world peace and our obligations as human beings to create an environment of tolerance and acceptance. He believes certain trends in the global quest for materialism and religious extremism may lead the humanity to another catastrophe similar to World War II. He has also advised through letters to the world leaders – including President Barack Obama, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad - to resolve international differences with diplomacy and to avoid violence at all costs in order to prevent a Third World War. On the evening of 18th October, along with certain political leaders, His Holiness will deliver the keynote address on the establishment of peace and justice for all people at a special peace dinner event in Sydney.
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Mirza Ramzan Sharif, National Secretary External Affairs
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About the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community:
Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is a dynamic, fast growing, reformist movement within Islam, founded in 1889. Ahmadiyya Muslim Community spans over 204 countries with membership exceeding tens of millions. The first Australian Ahmadiyya Muslim Sufi Hassan Musa Khan joined in 1903 from Perth; however, the community in Australia was formally established in 1980s.
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