Misbah Anmol Tariq, Jamaica Correspondent
Ijtemas of khuddam and ansar
On 11 June 2023, Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya and Majlis Ansarullah Jamaica held their first annual ijtemas.
The event began with the recitation from the Holy Quran, followed by the Ansarullah pledge. After the brief opening remarks by missionary-in-charge Tariq Azeem Sahib, khuddam and ansar watched the address of Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa which he delivered at the Ijtima of Majlis Ansarullah UK in 2021.
After this, academic and sports competitions began separately for both auxiliary organisations.
The concluding session began with the recitation from the Holy Quran, followed by the Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya pledge.
After concluding remarks about how such events strengthen the bond of brotherhood, missionary-in-charge Tariq Azeem Sahib distributed prizes to the winners of various competitions. The event ended with a silent prayer, followed by lunch.
Ijtema of Lajna Imaillah
Lajna Imaillah Jamaica held its second annual ijtema on 18 June 2023. The theme for this year’s ijtema was “How to gain nearness to Allah?”
The ijtema commenced with the recitation from the Holy Quran, followed by the Lajna Imaillah pledge.At the beginning of the ijtema, the Lajna watched the address of Hazrat Khalifatul Masih Vaa, which he delivered at the ijtema of Lajna Imaillah UK in 2021.
After this, academic and sports competitions began.
In the concluding session, after the tilawat and pledge, a prize distribution ceremony was held. Then, Sister Janet South, Sadr Lajna Imaillah Jamaica, expressed gratitude to all participants and emphasised the responsibilities of the members of Lajna and nasirat in light of the sayings of Khulafa-e-Ahmadiyyat. She spoke about sisterhood and the importance of educating women about the teachings of Islam.
The event concluded with a silent prayer.