UK: Ahmadiyya Muslim Assciation Midlands Hold Interfaith Iftar Dinner for Royal Navy & Army officers

By Toby,
National Secretary Outreach, Pan African Ahmadiyya Muslim Community UK
National Representative Outreach Co-odinater, AMC Midlands Regions UK


Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Midlands Region UK Hold Big Iftar Dinner for Royal Navy, Army and close friends on 30th May 2017.

1Group photo joined by Royal Navy and Army officers1Group photo joined by Royal Navy and Army officers

Group photo joined by Royal Navy and Army officers

The programme started with recitations of holy Quran followed by English to translations and 1 minute silent to remember Manchester victims, London victims and 2010 Lahore attacks which left 86 Ahmadiyya Muslims dead.

Major Andy Johnson speaking to youngest guest

Major Andy Johnson speaking to youngest guest

The event was attended by members of Royal Navy led by Commander Peter Gracey of HMS FORWARD who later sent a comment which said, “Thank you for inviting us to join you all for such a wonderfully entertaining, educating and enlightening evening.

Staff of Royal Navy listen attentively for introduction of the Jamaat

Staff of Royal Navy listen attentively for introduction of the Jamaat

Major Andy Johnson (Community Liason Officer from the 11th Signal & West Midlands Bde Venning Barracks) said, “I write to thank you, your colleagues and members of the Darul Barakaat Mosque for your warm welcome, hospitality and gifts which I received when I attended your Big Iftar earlier this week.

Members of Dai-Illah Team Midlands Region

Members of Dai-Illah Team Midlands Region with Navy guests

As discussed, I would hope to contact you in the coming weeks to arrange an appointment where we could explore ways in which we could work together for mutual benefit, especially with young people across the West Midlands. Thank you once again and best wishes.

During & after the event:
27 Life of holy books given
27 Pathway to Peace books
27 brochures about Islam Ahmadiyya
Leaflets about extremism were also among donated to the guests.

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