British Transport visits Khalifa of Islam
On 22 July 2016, British Conservative MPÂ & newly appointed Secretary of State for TransportÂ Chris GraylingÂ 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 TransportÂ Lord Tariq Ahmad of Wimbledon was also present during the meeting.
The meeting took placeÂ at Western Europeâ€™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 whereÂ he also listened to the Friday Sermon delivered by His Holiness.
According to aÂ statement issued by the Ahmadiyya Community, the MP discussed various matters with the Caliph,Â 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 GraylingÂ also condemned the persecution of Ahmadi Muslims in Pakistan and around the world.