Canada: Canadian Roots Exchange organize a tour of Saskatoon’s new Ahmadiyya Muslim Mosque to build bridges across communities

Source: http://phoenixnewsinfo.com/canadian-roots-exchange-building-bridges-in-our-community/


From Left, Shamoon Rashid, president of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama'at ; Tanveer Shah,  regional president of the Prairie Region, and Muhammad Shahid facilitated a tour of the new Ahmadiyya mosque for visitors  at an event organized by the Canadian Roots Exchange. Photo by Darlene Polachic

From Left, Shamoon Rashid, president of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at ; Tanveer Shah, regional president of the Prairie Region, and Muhammad Shahid facilitated a tour of the new Ahmadiyya mosque for visitors at an event organized by the Canadian Roots Exchange. Photo by Darlene Polachic

Jessica Alegria is the program officer for the Canadian Roots Exchange, an organization that aims to build bridges between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth by facilitating dialogue and strengthening relationships.

One such event was held recently at Saskatoon’s new Ahmadiyya Baitur Rahmat Mosque which is located on Grasswood Road East. People of all ethnicities were invited to tour the Mosque, experience Muslim prayers, hear about Muslim beliefs and traditions, and enjoy a meal and a time of interaction and discussion.

The new Ahmadiyya Baitur Rahmat Mosque which is located on Grasswood Road East.

The tour began with visitors sitting in on Friday afternoon prayers during which the Muslim faithful were urged to “passionately show our love for Canada on Canada Day by flying the Canadian flag at our places of work and business to honour the beautiful people who have given us the opportunity to live here.”

The visitor group was comprised of … read more at source.

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