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MEDIA INVITATION: Cover the Unique Stories of Resilience, Faith, and Gratitude at the Australia’s largest and oldest running 3-day Muslim Convention in Western Sydney

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Australia 2 mins read

Media Opportunity:
Media representatives are invited to cover the event, and interview attendees celebrating the strength of the human spirit and the inclusive nature of Australian society  

Address: Grand Pavilion, Rosehill Gardens Racecourse

Date: Friday 12th July to Sunday 14th July 2024

Sydney, July 10, 2024 — The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Australia invites media members to attend and cover the 36th Annual Islamic Convention, the largest and longest-running Muslim convention in Australia, taking place in Western Sydney from Friday, July 12th to Sunday, July 14th. This year's convention is particularly special as it marks the first time many attendees, who have fled persecution from various countries are able to practice their faith and attend such a spiritual gathering openly.

Key Highlights:

  • First-Time Attendees: Tens of members experiencing the freedom to openly practice their faith at a large public gathering for the first time in their lives.
  • Speakers and Leaders: The convention will feature speeches from the National President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, influential Imams from across Australia, and messages of support from prominent MPs, faith leaders, and community leaders.
  • International delegates: Attendees from over 10 countries representing New Zealand, Malaysia, Fiji and various other countries.
  • Exhibition: Showcasing the humanitarian efforts of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Australia.

Quotes from First-Time Attendees:

  • "Australia has given me the freedom to practice my faith openly and without fear. This is my first time attending such a gathering, and I am overwhelmed with gratitude," said Mr Ibrar Safeer from Melbourne.
  • "I never thought I would be able to experience such a spiritual event in my lifetime. Thank you, Australia, for giving us this opportunity," shared another member Mr Wali Khan from Perth.
  • "Being here at the Jalsa Salana, I realize how much we often take for granted. The freedom, the acceptance, and the warmth of the Australian community have been a blessing," expressed Mr Adeel Ahmad from Brisbane.

 


About us:

About the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community:

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is a very peaceful, law abiding, nonviolent and loving community. Founded in 1889, the Community spans more than 200 countries with membership exceeding tens of millions. It is the leading Islamic organisation to categorically reject terrorism in any form. Today, it continues to be an advocate for universal human rights and protection for religious and other minorities. It champions the empowerment and education of women. Its members are among the most law-abiding, educated, and engaged Muslims in the world. For the official website of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association Australia, please visit: Website: www.Ahmadiyya.org.au | Email: Media@Ahmadiyya.org.au  | Twitter: @AhmadiyyaAUS


Contact details:

Aqeel Ibraheem - 0433 449 762

Naveed Ahmad - 0423 276 956

Media@Ahmadiyya.org.au

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