Thursday, March 30, 2017

Sri Lanka: "The Promised Messiah Day" Observed in Colombo


In my journey to serve the humanity with you all, a day will come, I will join with you to say prayer in this Mosque - Mr. Siriyanandha of Siriyanandha Foundation  remarks.

Times of Ahmad | News Watch | US Desk
Source/Credit: AMJ Sri Lanka
By Press Release | March 29, 2017

Masih Maouood Day celebration was held in Colombo recently (26 March, 2017) at Baithul Hamd premises with the participation of members of other faiths. Members from non-ahmadis, Buddhism and Christianity attended the event which was organized by Colombo Chapter of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Islam.

The event started with the Holy Qur’an recitation followed by Urdu Nazm, composed by Promised Messiah (a.s.) on the Existence of God and his intense connection with Him.

In his address, National President Mr. A.H. Nasir Ahmad highlighted the advent of Promised Messiah in an era when the Christianity to dominate Islam in the Indian sub- continent.

Chief Missionary A.B. Musthaq Ahmad introducing Ahmadiyyath and stressed the importance of accepting it based on the teachings of Holy Prophet of Islam Muhammad (PBUH). He also quoted the address of His Holiness Ameerul Mumineen Hazrat Khalifathul Masih V in Japan during his last visit.

Mr. Siriyanandha of Siriyanandaha Foundation and Chief Officer of Public Library Colombo in his address recalled the launching of Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation in 2015 and said this day this Holy Book being read out by Buddhist Monks and others thus creates religious harmony and making understand to others what Islam teaches.  In my journey to serve the humanity with you all, a day will come, I will join with you to say prayer in this Mosque, he added.

Fr. Priyantha and a non-ahmadi Muslim also addressed the event in which officials from President Secretariat also attended. Mr. Priyantha was gifted the copy of Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation.

Large number of Ahmadi men women and children attended the event that concludes with silent prayer. Lunch provided.

The Masih Mauood Day events were also held in Ahmadiyya Centers in Negombo, Pasyala, Puttalam and Polonnaruwa. Pakistani Ahmadi asylum-seekers and refugees also held Masih Maauood Day in Negombo on 25 March 2017.





With file from A.  Abdul Aziz – Press Secretary, AMJ Sri Lanka.




-- Sri Lanka: "The Promised Messiah Day" Observed in Colombo


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