British Transport visits Khalifa of Islam

On 22 July 2016, British Conservative MP & newly appointed Secretary of State for Transport Chris Grayling paid a visit to the Fifth Khalifa (Caliph) of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad .The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon was also present during the meeting.

The meeting took place at Western Europe’s largest Mosque, the Baitul Futuh Mosque in South-West London. Before the meeting, the Secretary of State was given a tour of the Mosque where he also listened to the Friday Sermon delivered by His Holiness.

According to a statement issued by the Ahmadiyya Community, the MP discussed various matters with the Caliph, including the threat of terrorism and extremism, the ongoing refugee crisis and the future of Britain, in light of the recent EU referendum.

MP Chris Grayling also condemned the persecution of Ahmadi Muslims in Pakistan and around the world.

credit/source:Rabwah Times