World leader for Ahmadiyya Muslims inaugurates mosque in Regina

Source: Leaderpost.com

REGINA,Sk: NOVEMBER4, 2016 --The world head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at, the Caliph, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad leads prayers at the Mahmood Mosque.BRYAN SCHLOSSER/Regina Leader Post“It is the only mosque in North America that has been built solely by volunteers,” said Zeeshan Ahmed, the imam at the new mosque. “They’ve taken two long years off from their professions, away from their families and from their jobs to come here and solely build this mosque.”

He explained that the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at community, celebrating 50 years of establishment in Canada in 2016, is the fastest-growing sect in Islam. Members in Saskatchewan number some 1,500 with a “few hundred” in Regina.

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REGINA,Sk: NOVEMBER4, 2016 --The world head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at, the Caliph, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad leads prayers at the Mahmood Mosque.BRYAN SCHLOSSER/Regina Leader Post

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