USA: Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Detroit’s Mahmood Mosque to have a Minaret similar to Minarat-ul-Maseeh

Report by Muhammad Ahmad Detroit


By the Grace of Allah, the Holy month of Ramadhan brought the good news of the start of the construction of Minar of Masjid Mahmood.

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​On May 17, 2018, after the Dars-ul-Quran, a brief ceremony was organized by Detroit Jama’at.

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Imam Shamshad Nasir, Property Secretary Zahid Munir, Mr. Mushnish of Mushnish Construction company, Sadr Jama’at Dr. Mansoor Qureshi and members of the Jamaat gathered at the Minaret site.

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President Mr Qureshi and MUNIR zahid (Secretary, property) read aloud the contractor details on the construction plan, it’s timeline, and logistics for the construction of the Minaret.

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Imam Shamshad Nasir started the groundbreaking with the shovel as the official beginning of the Minaret construction.

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Later Sadr Jama’at and members participated in the groundbreaking. Imam Shamshad Nasir said that today is truly a very happy occasion for the entire Detroit Jama’at that Allah has Granted us the opportunity to start the construction of the Minaret.

Imam Shamshad Nasir briefly mentioned the significance of Minaret in the Islamic tradition and prayed that this minaret which will be similar in design as Minaret-ul-Masih become the source of inspiration for many members of the Jama’at and make them attached to the Mosque.

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Later, Imam Nasir led silent prayers which concluded the ceremony and everyone proceeded to the Mosque for the breaking the fast.

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