Parliamentarians to host a luncheon for Ahmadi Muslims
On Tuesday 23 May 2017, the Parliament of Tasmania will be hosting an inaugural luncheon for approximately 25 members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, which follows a guided tour of the House of Parliament and visiting the House of Assembly and Legislative Council chambers.
Among the Ahmadiyya guests attending the luncheon will include the National President, Director of Public Affairs, Imam of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Victoria and Tasmania, President of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Tasmania and members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth of Australia.
Imam Wadood Janud, Imam of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Victoria and Tasmania said:
“This inaugural luncheon provides an opportunity for parliamentarians and members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community to come together and learn about each other. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Tasmania has taken an active part in promoting the Islamic teachings of obedience to one’s government. Ahmadi Muslim youth have come here to not only display their utmost love and loyalty but also to learn about roles and responsibilities of government.”
While visiting the House of Assembly, members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community will have the honour of being welcomed by the Speaker of Parliament, The Honourable Elise Archer MP. During the luncheon, Ahmadi Muslims will have an opportunity to meet various parliamentarians including The Honourable Rob Valentine MLC, Member for Hobart and The Honourable James Wilkinson MLC, President of the Legislative Council. The luncheon will conclude with an open forum for the youth to ask questions.