22 April 2003 was the blessed day when Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmadaa was elected the fifth Khalifa of the Promised Messiahas, and the world head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat.
The Promised Messiahas and his Khilafat had always stood for the propagation of the true teachings of Islam and it was this mission that was to continue and see new heights. From the very outset, the greatest mission that Huzooraa took upon himself was to highlight the peaceful teachings of Islam. This was no less a challenge in a world that had – owing to the trumpets blown by the media – become convinced that Islam was a synonym of terror and violence.
But the results of these efforts of Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa soon became visible when parliaments from around the world started to invite him to address their houses and present the version of Islam that was the only true one and hence, the only practicable one.
While this served the cause of Islam, this representation also proved that the only Muslim sect that had a leadership was the Ahmadiyya Jamaat. It also proved that Khilafat – wished and desired for themselves by so many Muslim clerics and their circles – is not, and can never be, a man-made institution, but is one that only comes from divine decree and Allah’s support and favour.
May Allah bless this great man, our beloved Huzooraa, with much more energy, health and a long, prosperous life. May Allah always protect him. Long live Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa!