UK: Muslim organisation, Ahmadiyya Muslim Association, celebrates 125th anniversary

Source: watfordobserver.co.uk

One of the UK’s oldest Muslim organisations, Ahmadiyya Muslim Association, which has a chapter in Watford, has celebrated its 125th anniversary.

The community was founded in India by Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad of Qadian in 1889 and today it spans more than 200 countries with membership exceeding tens of millions. Its current headquarters are in the United Kingdom.

The UK Ahmadiyya Muslim Association also celebrated its centenary year in 2013. The Watford Chapter of the association based in Tolpits Lane marked the year by contributing towards a number of charitable activities.

President of Watford Ahmadiyya Muslim Association, Mohammed Rafiuddin, said: “We decided that there was no better way to celebrate our centenary than to give thanks, and what better way to give thanks than to serve the local community.

“Every year we hold interfaith events as well as charity events raising funds for local, national and international charities.

“However this year being the centenary we decided to increase this activity manifold. We have raised almost £1,000 for the …read more at watfordobserver.co.uk

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