First mosque opens in Marshall Islands

The first mosque has opened in the Marshall island capital, Majuro. Ahmadiyya’s national president Falah Shams and Imam Matiullah Joyia emphasised the message that from its founding in 1889, Ahmadiyya has explicitly rejected “jihad by the sword.” Mr Shams says instead the community has promoted an “intellectual jihad of the pen to defend Islam” and rejects terrorism in any form. Read more

The Marshall Islands, officially the Republic of the Marshall Islands is an island country located in the northern Pacific Ocean. Geographically, the country is part of the larger island group of Micronesia, with the population of around 68,000 people spread out over 34 low-lying coral atolls, comprising 1,156 individual islands and islets. The islands share maritime boundaries with the Federated States of Micronesia to the west, Wake Island to the north, Kiribati to the south-east, and Nauru to the south. The most populous atoll is Majuro, which also acts as the capital.

2 Comments on “First mosque opens in Marshall Islands”

  1. Amtul Q Farhat
    September 21, 2012 at 12:16 pm #

    Read about Islam in the Marshall Islands:

  2. Qasim
    September 21, 2012 at 2:49 pm #

    Further fulfillment of ‘I SHALL CARRY THY MESSAGE TO THE REMOTEST CORNER OF THE EARTH’ Al-hamdulillah. Khilafat-e-Ahmadiyya, Zindabad

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