‘Big Iftar’ event held in Huddersfield, UK

Aamir Shahzad, President Huddersfield South

Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya Huddersfield North and South organised a Big Iftar event at the Bait us Samad Mosque on 16 March 2024. The programme started with the recitation from the Holy Quran, followed by a welcome address by the Secretary of External Affairs, Huddersfield South. A number of speakers shared their views and teachings such as “Fasting Concept in Christianity” by Rev. Amanda  Ogilvie Berry from Huddersfield Parish Church.

Deputy Lord Lieutenant of West Yorkshire, Major Stan Hardy, spoke on current circumstances, highlighting the importance of peace in the world, especially in Palestine and urged the audience and politicians to raise their voices for peace.

This was followed by various speeches in relation to fasting and Ramadan. A vote of thanks was given by Yousaf Aftab Sahib, President of Huddersfield North, and the event concluded with a special prayer. All the external guests observed the opening of the fast and Maghrib prayer, followed by an iftar dinner. The event was attended by over 50 external guests and Huddersfield Jamaat members.

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