Ahsan Ahmedi is the regional president of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association, based at the Noor Mosque in Langley Green.
Mr Ahmedi, condemned the attacks as ‘evil’ and said: “Our prayers for those who have been injured in the attack and also for those who have suffered trauma through witnessing the incident.”
He said the whole Ahmadiyya Muslim Association in Sussex offered “sincere condolences to the families and loved ones of those who gave up their lives through the action of the evil perpetrator who committed an evil act yesterday in Westminster.
“The bravery of police officer PC Keith Palmer who died due to the knife attack had prevented many more likely death is also recognised.”
Meanwhile, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association is to hold a Peace Symposiumat a mosque in Morden on Saturday which is expected to be attended by ministers, MPs, ambassadors and faith leaders on how to rid terrorism ‘through true political justice and spreading the message of peace’ and the true teachings of Islam