Abdul Noor Bhatti, Missionary, Fiji
On 20 and 21 August 2022, the auxiliary organisations of Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya Fiji Islands had the opportunity to hold their two-day annual Ijtema at Nadi after a gap of two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
On the first day, the Ijtema formally started with the flag hoisting ceremony at 10:45 am. The opening session commenced with the recitation from the Holy Quran, followed by the pledges of Ansar, Khuddam, Atfal, Lajna and Nasirat.
After this, Mahmood Ahmad Sahib, Amir and Missionary-in-charge Fiji delivered the opening speech, in which he explained the purpose behind establishing the auxiliary organisations, as described by Hazrat Musleh-e-Maudra. The first session concluded with silent prayer.
After the opening session, Khuddam, Ansar and Lajna members went to their respective places for academic competitions. In the evening, auxiliary organisations held their Shura.
The total attendance on the first day was 127.
The second day commenced with the congregational tahajjud and Fajr prayers, followed by dars of the Holy Quran.
After breakfast, various sports competitions were held. This was followed by the concluding session which commenced at 1 pm with the recitation from the Holy Quran, followed by the pledges of all the auxiliaries.
Amir sahib Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya Fiji delivered the concluding address, which was followed by the prize distribution ceremony.
The event concluded with silent prayer.