Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya Pakistan conducted the first leg of its 60th Tarbiyati Class – an annual gathering of tenth-grade students from outside Rabwah – at Jamia Ahmadiyya senior section in Rabwah from 20 to 27 June 2018.
Granting the final approval, Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa said “Permission granted. May Allah keep you in His protection. All precautionary measures should be taken; do keep giving Sadqa [alms].”
The inaugural ceremony was held on 20 June chaired by Isfand Yar Munib Sahib, Head of Tarikh-e-Ahmadiyyat department.
The seven-day event included Tahajjud prayer followed by Fajr prayer and Dars. After breakfast, students went for the study session in which they were taught various subjects starting with a showing of a question and answer session of Hazrat Khalifatul Masih IVrh, recitation and memorisation of the Holy Quran, Hadith, jurisprudence, writings of the Promised Messiahas, life sketch of the Holy Prophet Muhammadsa and the history of Jamaat.
One-hour lectures of the distinguished scholars and interactive question and answer sessions were also arranged. A proper game time was organised after Asr prayer. After Isha prayer and dinner, an hour for formal study time was allotted.
Students resided in Masroor Hostel, and for academic sessions, the classrooms of Jamia were used. To give the utmost individual attention to the students, they were divided into sections of 30-32 each, with a head teacher and two additional members of staff for assistance.
A small tour of Rabwah was organised every day after Fajr and Asr prayers in which a section of students visited Masjid Mubarak, Bahishti Maqbara and various offices and buildings of importance. At the end of the tours, students would be taken to the swimming pool for a swimming session.
During these days, proper physical checkups and blood group checks on students were conducted. Formal career planning sessions were also arranged for their academic guidance. Similarly, several sports and literary competitions were also organised between the participants.
The closing ceremony, held on 27 June, was presided by Syed Khalid Ahmad Shah Sahib – Nazir-e-Ala, Sadr Anjuman Ahmadiyya Pakistan. He delivered the concluding address after distributing prizes among the position holders and concluded the event with silent prayer. A total number of 380 students attended the class this year, Alhamdolillah.