Head of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Arrives in Germany
Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad travels to attend 42nd Annual Convention of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Germany
The World Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, the Fifth Khalifa, His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad arrived at the Baitus Sabuh Mosque in Frankfurt on 19 August 2017.
The Khalifa (Caliph) travelled from London by road and after crossing into mainland Europe he was greeted by the National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Germany, Abdullah Wagishauser and various other officials.
His Holiness travelled onwards to Frankfurt and arrived at the Baitus Subuh Mosque at 10.25pm local time where he was greeted by hundreds of Ahmadi Muslim men, women and children all overjoyed to see their spiritual leader once again. Shortly after arrival, His Holiness led the Maghreb and Isha prayers.
His Holiness has travelled to attend the 42nd Jalsa Salana (Annual Convention) of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Germany, taking place in Karlsruhe, in which more than 30,000 delegates from dozens of countries are expected.
During the 3-day event (25-27 August) His Holiness will address both Ahmadi Muslims and non-Ahmadi guests about the true and peaceful teachings of Islam. His Holiness will also present Ahmadi Muslim male and female students with awards in recognition of high academic achievement.
During his visit, His Holiness is also due to inaugurate a new Mosque of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Germany.