Majlis Ansarullah France held its 25th national Ijtema on 7 and 8 September 2019 in Mubarak Mosque, Île-de-France.
On 6 September, after listening to Hazrat Khalifatul Masih’saa Friday Sermon, which was available in both Urdu and French, the set-up for the Ijtema began.
Within a couple of hours, the Ijtema banners were displayed.
The following day, 7 September, the Ijtema officially commenced at 10:30am with the flag hoisting. In the opening session, after the recitation of the Holy Quran, Ansar pledge and nazm, Sadr Sahib Majlis Ansarullah France delivered the opening speech, advising the Jamaat on various things.
Thereafter, Waseem Ahmad Fazl Sahib, Markaz representative delivered a speech on Khilafat and the true essence of “Nahnu Ansarullah”.
After the opening session, the competitions commenced. In sports, the Ansar took part in volleyball, tug of war, shot-put, sprint, badminton and archery. For academics, competitions such as tilawat, nazm, hifz-e-Quran, translation of the Quran, Azan, Urdu speech, French speech and extempore speech took place.
On 8 September, the second day of the Ijtema started with the Tahajud prayer, followed by Fajr prayer. On this day, a question and answer session was held with Waseem Ahmad Fazl Sahib, which was very beneficial for all members present.
During the final session, after tilawat, Ansar pledge and nazm, prizes were awarded to the position holders in their respective competitions.
Following this, Amir Sahib France, Sadr Sahib and Waseem Ahmad Fazl Sahib all delivered inspiring speeches respectively. This concluded a very successful Ijtema.
In attendance this year were a total of 103 Ansar, 23 Khuddam and 7 Atfal.
At the end, all readers of Al Hakam are requested to remember all members of the Jamaat in their prayers and all those who worked tirelessly for the success of this Ijtema.