Zeeshan Nadeem, Greece Correspondent
On 21 March 2021, Jamaat-e-Ahmadiyya Greece was able to hold an event to commemorate the Promised Messiah Day. Due to the lockdown in Greece because of Covid-19, the event was held via Skype. The planning for the event had started on 13 March 2021. The event took place from 7pm to 9pm.
The event was presided over by Atta-Ul Naseer Sahib, Missionary and President Jamaat Greece.
The programme commenced with recitation of the Holy Quran and its translation, followed by an excerpt of the Promised Messiahas. Then, a poem was presented, followed by a dars of hadith.
The first speech was presented by Raheel Ahmad Sahib from Athens on the topic of Promised Messiah’s love for the Holy Quran.
The second speech was delivered by Aqeel Ahmad Sahib, Sadr Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmdiyya on the topic of the Prophecy of Promised Messiahas about Pandit Lekh Ram.
After this, another poem was presented.
The third speech was delivered by Mushtaq Ahmad Sahib, Qaid Umumi Majlis Ansarullah Greece on the topic of Promised Messiah’s love for Allah the Almighty.
A tifl, Naveed Ahmad was encouraged to recite a portion from the Holy Quran after which a recorded tarana was also presented.
The final speech was delivered by Atta-Ul Naseer Sahib, on the topic of the truthfulness of the Promised Messiah’s claims.
At the end, ten minutes were dedicated to a question and answer session. Concluding silent prayer was led by the National President Jamaat Greece.
The event was attended by 11 ansar, 26 khuddam, 7 lajna and 2 atfal with a total attendance of 46. Members participated from Athens, Thessaloniki, Katerini, Aspropirgos and the Island of Aegina.
On 28 March 2021, another online event was held with English speaking members and non-Ahmadi guests on the same topic. A lecture was delivered by Atta-Ul Naseer Sahib, on the topic of the advent of the Promised Messiahas which was followed by a question and answer session.
This event was attended by three English speaking Jamaat members including a lajna and 3 guests.
On the same day Majlis Ansarullah Greece also held their Promised Messiah Day event online via skype. The event was presided over by Atta-Ul Naseer Sahib, which commenced with the recitation of the Holy Quran and translation.
Abdul Quddus Sahib, Sadr Majlis Ansarullah Greece led the Ansar pledge which was followed by a poem.
The first speech was delivered by Masoodul Hasan Sahib from Aspropirgos on the topic of the Promised Messiah’s love for the Holy Prophetsa.
The concluding speech was delivered by Abdul Quddus Sahib, Sadr Majlis Ansarullah Greece on the topic of a sign of the truthfulness of the Promised Messiahas.
The event concluded with silent prayer led by Atta-Ul Naseer Sahib. The total attendance of ansar was 10 from Athens, Aspropirgos and the Island of Aegina.
During this month, a social media campaign was also launched where a few posts were promoted in various parts of Greece via Facebook. Through this campaign the message of the Promised Messiahas reached more than 40,000 people. From amongst them over 4,500 interacted with these posts and over 1,200 partially or completely read the articles linked with these posts. Alhamdulillah.
May Allah the Almighty bless our humble endeavors and enable us to take forward the blessed mission of the Promised Messiahas. May all participants partake from the prayers of the Promised Messiahas and our beloved Khalifatul Masihaa. Amin