Hadhrat Khalifatul Masih V (May Allah strengthen his hands) inaugurates 36th Jalsa Salana Canada
By the grace of Allah the Almighty 36th Jalsa Salana (Annual Convention) of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada commenced today with the Flag Hoisting ceremony by His Holiness, Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Khalifatul Masih the fifth. He reminded members to observe Taqwa (fear of Allah to abstain from evil) during his Friday Sermon today at the International Centre. Thousands of Ahmadi Muslims enjoyed the spiritual speeches today presented by various scholars including a speech on the topic of ‘Striving in the way of Allah’ by Mr. Lal Khan Malik, the Amir (National President) of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Canada.
The first day of convention continued through the end of day where members enjoyed dinner at 7pm. Members continued to enjoy the Jalsa spirits and offered Maghrib and `Isha prayers lead by His Holiness at the Bai`tul Islam Mosque in Maple, Ontario. In addition to the speeches the community members enjoyed Book Stalls, Exhibitions and Food Stalls at the Jalsa. The Jalsa proceedings were broadcasted live on MTA and internet.
The second session of Jalsa will start at 10:30AM on Saturday July 7th, 2012. Insha`Allah!