Thursday, May 17, 2018

Sri Lanka: Minister shows unwillingness to place ban on Islamic veil


The Hon. Minister commended the task of Head of the Ahmadiyya Community – doing tireless efforts for real peace, and said: he will read all.

Times of Ahmad | News Watch | Int'l Desk
Source/Credit: AMJ Sri Lanka
By Press Release | May 17, 2018

A three member delegation from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at Sri Lanka (AMJSL) comprising Mr. A. Abdul Aziz, Press Secretary and National Director Faith Outreach – AMJSL, Moulavi A.B. Musthaq Ahmad – Chief Missionary (AMJSL), and Mr. I. Shakeel Ahmad (Photographer) visited to Ministry of Provincial Councils and Local Government in Colombo recently (16/05/2018).

Ministry Officials welcomed the delegation and arranged to meet Hon. (Mrs.) Sriyani Wijewickrama, newly appointed State Minister of Sports and Provincial Councils and Local Government.

Honorable Minister was very much delighted to accept the Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation and the Sinhala Translation of the book: World Crisis and the Pathway To Peace – A compilation of addresses in various Parliaments by His Holiness Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, May Allah Strengthen his hands.

Then the Minister took some time and read the full text of the Peace Message given to her. Then she sought further explanation on the various subjects mentioned in our Peace Message and expressed her unwillingness on ban on Islamic Veil in some countries. On this, Jama’at delegation explaind that Islamic veil promotes women’s right in full form.  It was told to the Minister about the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at and said that Hazrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (a.s.) claimed to be the Promised Reformer of this age as foretold in four major religions of the world, namely Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam. After his demise, the system of Khilafath established in this Community and added His Holiness Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad is the Present Head of the Community.

Introducing the Sinhala Translation of the book World Crisis and the Pathway To Peace – A compilation of addresses in various Parliaments by His Holiness Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, May Allah Strengthen his hands, it was told about the tireless efforts being made by the Khalifa and the Ahmadiyya worldwide leader, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, by spreading the true teachings of Islam through various means, particularly addressing lawmakers at Capitol Hill, EU Parliament, UK Parliament, Ireland Parliament, New Zealand Parliament, Dutch Parliament, Canada Parliament and so on so forth.

The Hon. Minister commended the task of Head of the Ahmadiyya Community – doing tireless efforts for real peace, and said: 'he will read all'.

Then the Jama’at delegation visited to the Ministry of Power and Renewable Energy and met Hon. Ajith P. Perera, Deputy Minister of Power and Renewable Energy. He was very much delighted to accept the  to accept the Holy Qur’an Sinhala Translation and the Sinhala Translation of the book: World Crisis and the Pathway To Peace – A compilation of addresses in various Parliaments by His Holiness Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, May Allah Strengthen his hands.

Hon. Minister commended the task of Head of the Ahmadiyya Community – doing tireless efforts for real peace, and said: It is a great fortunate for us to get these valuable gifts.


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A.  Abdul Aziz – Press Secretary.


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