Germantown.patch.com: By Shahina Bashir: The Khalifa of Islam, Mirza Masroor Ahmad, concluded a successful visit to southern California yesterday. His Holiness is the worldwide spiritual and administrative head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. It was his first visit to the West Coast of the US where he spent ten days with members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. His Holiness had previously visited the East Coast of the US in 2008 and in 2012 for the Jalsa Salana- the Annual Convention.
Upon his arrival on May 4, Mirza Masroor Ahmad was welcomed by Dennis Zine, Los Angeles City Councilman, who said, “Your Holiness, welcome to the city of angels—a fitting name on this historic day. Los Angeles is a melting pot for all religious and ethnic groups. We are honored to host you.” The Honorable Lee Baca, Los Angeles County Sheriff, was also there to greet His Holiness and remarked, “Our city is the best place in America for Muslims to live. Your Holiness, your Community is strong. I wish to see thousands more Ahmadi Muslims living in Los Angeles.”