Guyana: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Berbice hosts 1st Jalsa Salana (Annual Convention)


The Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, Berbice, Guyana, South America held its very first Regional Jalsa Salana on May 26th, 2013.

The convention was held at the New Amsterdam, Town Hall, in the Capital Town, New Amsterdam, of the Berbice County, Guyana.

Nearly ninety people including 33 non-Ahmadis from various walks of life attended the Jalsa Salana.

Mr. Jhagroop, Vice Chairman of Region 6, East Berbice, Guyana was the Chief Guest of Honor of the event.

The Khilafat day event – which was due on May 27th – was merged with the Jalsa Salana celebrations.

Mr. Asaf Ali Mohamed recited a portion from the Holy Quran with the translation in English and Master Naweed Ur Rahman Khan recited a poem.

Among the speakers, Mr. Ataa Ul Mujeeb Athar Khan spoke on “The Importance of Jalsa Salana (Annual Convention)”

The three Ahmadiyya Muslim Imams in Guyana also addressed the gathering.

Maulana Ahsanullah Mangat, Missionary in Charge, spoke on “Blessings of Khilafat” followed by Maulana Abdur Rahman Khan, Missionary of the Berbice region on “The sublime life of the Holy Prophet – The Messenger of Peace”.

Maulana Maqsood Ahmad Mansoor, the Missionary of Linden, spoke on “The Blessings of Obedience”.

The National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Guyana, Mr. Aftabudin Nassir, spoke on “The Importance of Juma (Friday) Prayers”.

All of the guests of honor offered glowing tribute to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at.

His Lordship, the Deputy Mayor of New Amsterdam, Mr. Harold Debideen, (due to the absence of the mayor) remarked:

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