Syed Mukarram Nazeer, Canada Correspondent
Imarat Vancouver from Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya Canada held its Khilafat Day Jalsa on 29 May 2022, reported Abdul Hafeez Gondal Sahib of the national tarbiyat department, Canada.
Members were invited to attend in person while observing Covid-19 protocols and the jalsa was also broadcast live on social media.
Local Amir Vancouver, Dr Wasim Ahmad Bashir Sahib welcomed members and explained the purpose of holding Khilafat Day. The session commenced with a recitation from the Holy Quran with its Urdu and English translations, followed by a poem.
A missionary, Shakoor Ahmad Baloch Sahib emphasised the importance of holding a bond of love, sincerity and obedience with Khilafat.
Regional Amir British Columbia, Naeem Ahmad Lakhan Sahib highlighted the special relationship between Khilafat and Jamaat members. He described multiple events where Khulafa-e-Ahmadiyyat displayed deep affection and love for the Jamaat.
A quiz competition about Khilafat was conducted by Athar Ahmad Sahib. Khuddam and Atfal answered the questions and prizes were also given to the winners. An essay and poster competition about Khilafat was also held.
The total attendance in person was 425, with an estimated 400 views on social media.