Ibrahim Chaudhry, Mohtamim Tarbiyat, MKA USA
A virtual event was held on 15 January 2022 by Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya USA. The main topic of the event was discussing the blessings of Khilafat. This webinar was presided by Amir Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya USA, Sahibzada Mirza Maghfoor Ahmad Sahib and also attended by Director of MTA Programming, Asif Mahmood Basit Sahib.
The opening address for the event was delivered by Asif Mahmood Basit Sahib which gave a brief overview of the history of Khilafat-e-Ahmadiyya. He compared the successes of the Ahmadiyya Khilafat to other “caliphates” such as the Ottoman Empire.
The main presentation of the programme was regarding the blessings of Khilafat,moderated by myself. The presentation discussed many important topics such as “The need for Khilafat”, “A Khalifa is appointed by Allah”, “Importance of obedience to Khilafat”, “The love of a Khalifa” and “Staying within the ark of Khilafat”.
Throughout the presentation, khuddam from all around the US shared their personal stories of experiencing the blessings of Khilafat. The stories touched on many different ways Khilafat has positively impacted their lives.
After the programme, a video compilation was presented by the MKA USA national tarbiyat department in which khuddam addressed the question, “What does Khilafat mean to you?”
The concluding address of the programme was delivered by Amir Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya USA, Sahibzada Mirza Maghfoor Ahmad Sahib. He started his address by further highlighting the blessings of Khilafat that Ahmadi Muslims experience in their everyday lives. Then he drew the attention of the audience to the importance of establishing a connection with Hazrat Khalifatul Masih to be able to witness these blessings.
After the concluding address, a question and answer session was presided by Amir Jamaat USA and Asif Mahmood Basit Sahib.
This webinar was attended by around 4,000 Jamaat members.