The Ahmadiyya Muslim Association Ireland will hold their 18th Jalsa Salana (Annual Convention) on Sunday 14th of July 2019 at Glenroyal Hotel Maynooth co. Kildare. Muslims all over Ireland will be travelling and get together in order to reaffirm their rejection of violence and extremism, as the community is totally committed to eradicate any kind of extremism from Islam. The Imam of the largest mosque in Western European (Morden London), respected Imam Naseem Ahmed Bajwa will also honour this event. It will officially begin with a flag hoisting ceremony in the morning at 9.50 AM in which the Irish Tricolor, and the flags of the four provinces will be raised, along with the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community flag.
The second session of event from 11.30 AM will be attended by the TDs, councilors and Members of An Garda Siochana, who will also address the convention. The focus of this conference will be on role of the spirituality in boosting the moral values of oneself so as to form a peaceful society and learn ways to work for the betterment of fellow human beings.On this day meetings, speeches and prayers will be held in the name of ‘Peace’. An introductory presentation on community activities in the last year will also be shown. A book stall and exhibition on the community’s history in Ireland, key Islamic beliefs and topics will also be on display, which will be open to all community members and guests during the convention.