By Jumu’ah Abiodun
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community United Kingdom (UK) through it Nigeria headquarters announce the broadcast schedule and frequencies tracking of the 2016 Jalsa Salana (annual gathering) program.
The gathering started long time ago 1891 by Mirza Ghulam Ahmad the event hold 27, 28 and 29 December in Qadian, India. The total attendance was 75. In 1907, this number increased to 2000, shortly before the passing of Ghulam Ahmad. This year’s event at the Oakland Farm the land of about 208 acres (0.84 km2) will be witness by more than 35,000 delegates from across the world.
The Worldwide Head of the Jama’at, His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, Khalifatul Masih V, will be opening the 3 days peace talk event at the Hadeeqatul Mahdi, Alton, Hampshire, London on Friday.
The Head of the Jama’at in Nigeria, Dr Mashhud Adenrele Fashola has assured Nigerians that the event will be broadcast on Television stations in Nigeria, newspapers, online (this medium) and radio stations.
The Head Media and Director Muslim Television Ahmadiyya (MTA) Nigeria, Mr Qasim Akinreti when addressing journalists in London on Wednesday, 10th August said the essence of rowling out the broadcast time and frequencies tracking is for those who could not make it down to the UK for the program “our slogan speaks for us, ‘Love For All Hatred For None’. What we are trying to do is to bring the live event to all Nigerians at home through MTA, while MITV and TVC will also rebroadcast the 50th Jalsa Salana to everyone”.
He added that “Not just that, those who missed the live visual events can also stay glue with thegazellenews.com who will be updating his followers not just in Nigeria but across the globe with pictures of the event and story updates as the event unfolds”.
“The national dailies like, National Mirror, Vanguard, Guardian newspapers will also be reporting the event as well as Voice of Nigeria (VON).
Broadcasting schedule for Jalsa 2016 as follows.
Thursday, 11th August, 2016. Test Transmission at 13.00 – 15.00 GMT, 1.00 pm – 3.00pm.
Friday 12th, Jalsa UK 2016 Proceedings.
11. 00 – 19.00 GMT. 12 noon – 7.00 pm.
Saturday 13th Jalsa UK 2016 Proceedings.
08.00 – 19.00 GMT, 9.00 am – 7.00 pm.
Sunday 14th Jalsa UK 2016 Proceedings.
08.00 – 19.00 GMT, 09.00 am – 7.00 pm.
The frequencies/parameters for tracking live broadcast from MTA international London for the Jalsa UK 2016.
Satellite Intelsat 20, Transponder EF34K, Tuning frequency 12682 MTz, Polarization H(Horizontal), Symbol Rate 26.657 Modulation QPSK, FEC 2/3, Orbital position 68.5°East.
Part of issues to discuss are peace talk among all countries, banishing of insurgencies, eradication of poverty, governments across the focusing more on agriculture among others.