Punjab, December 31: In a message delivered on behalf Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, Sardar Sewa Singh Sekhawan, a former state government minister, conveyed the former’s greetings to the community for their 121st Annual Convention in Qadian and also praised the community’s efforts for world peace and brotherhood.
He also expressed his deep desire for His Holiness Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Head of the worldwide community to visit Punjab once again for the convention and bless everyone here.
He added that the participation of a large number of Pakistani nationals to this convention has helped in strengthening the bonds between the neighboring countries.
Attending the gathering, Dr. Rajkumar, Union Minister for State, said that the message of peace from this community is worthy of all appreciation and regard. He further added that it is the only community that is truly aspiring for unity and brotherhood today.
He also conveyed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi’s greetings for the convention.
Baba Sukhdev Singh Bedi (16th descendent of Guru Nanak Dev ji) from Dera Baba Nanak appreciated Jamaat’s services and extended an invitation to everyone present at the convention to visit and see the Holy Chola Baba Nanak.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at is a dynamic community and is spread over more than 203 countries. It was founded by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (peace be upon him) in 1889 at Qadian. The three day Annual Convention of the community began from Saturday and is seeing participation from 31 countries including more than 5000 delegates from Pakistan alone. (ANI)