The Muslim group behind a major religious festival in East Worldham welcomed East Hampshire District Council’s Chairman ahead of a charity walk in the area.
East Hampshire District Council Chairman Lynn Evans visited the Ahmadiyya Muslim festival Jalsa Salana, an annual celebration attended by more than 30,000 worshippers.
Cllr Evans met key figures from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association and heard more about the Charity Walk for Peace. The five mile fund-raising walk will raise money for local charities but will also serve to build bridges and strengthen links throughout the community.
Cllr Evans praised her hosts for the day and called for others to take part in the walk, to be held on 9 September.
‘The Ahmadiyya Muslim Association works tirelessly to support charities and help the more vulnerable people in society, both here and abroad,’ she said.
‘The Ahmadiyya preach a message of love for all and hatred for none and they really put that message into practice.
‘It was a pleasure and a privilege to go to Jalsa Salana to meet the organisers and … read more at source.
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