PRESS RELEASE FROM THE AHMADIYYA MUSLIM JAMA’AT, THE GAMBIA
On Saturday, 19th October 2019, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at, the Gambia, hosted the 2nd Peace Conference Africa at The Kairaba Beach Hotel. This was the second of its kind, the first having been held in Ghana in 2018.
The theme for this year’s peace conference was ‘The Islamic Solution to World Peace’. Mr. Karim Asad Ahmad Khan QC, Assistant Secretary General of the United Nations, was the Keynote Speaker for the Conference.
Mr. Khan Quoted extensively from the Holy Qur’an, the Ahadith of the Holy Prophet Muhammad of Islam (Peace and blessings be upon him), the writings of the Promised Messiah and Imam Mahdi (AS) and his successors. He spoke of the Qur’anic teaching of equality of human beings citing Ch. 49 verse 14 which talks of the creation of tribes and subtribes but then says that we are all equal and the most honourable in the sight of Allah is the one who is high righteousness.
He quoted the sayings of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW), especially the Farewell Sermon which spoke of the equality of men regardless of race, tribe, gender or nationality. He said that had the world followed the instructions of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (SAW), we would have been rid of wars and strife.
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