Hafizur Rahman, Indonesia Correspondent
It was a bright clear day, with more than 2,000 participants, when Liwa-e-Ahmadiyyat was hoisted on 25 October 2019 in front of our mosque, Al-Rahmat in Peninggilan, Banten. This marked the beginning of the Regional Jalsa in Banten, Indonesia.
After the Jumuah prayer, National Amir Sahib led the opening session and addressed the members present. A series of beautiful and faith-inspiring addresses were delivered for three days, including promoting the true Islam, a perfect belief in the Promised Messiahas, Indonesian strategic projects, moral training in family, means of attaining the nearness to God, the noblest example of the Holy Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) on how to give advice, 130 years of Ahmadiyyat, Nizam of the Ahmadiyya Jamaat and its blessings, the importance of financial sacrifice, true meaning of devotion of life, Quranic glad tidings, and miracles and truth of the Promised Messiahas.
Some external guests also had the opportunity to speak on the podium, among of whom were head of Research and Development Centre for Research and Training of the Ministry of Religion of the Republic of Indonesia, presidential chief of staff, chief of GP Anshor of Tangerang, chief of Pokdarkamtibmas (a group that is aware of community security and order), regional chief of Indonesian Ulema Council in edict board in South Tangerang and Director General of Human Rights.
On the third day, 27 October 2019, rewards for prestigious youth ahmadis were presented before the concluding session. The Jalsa concluded with silent prayer led by the National Amir.