The religious leader of around 100 million followers is coming to Canada on Monday. Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, world head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim sect, will be arriving in Toronto, where he’ll be welcomed to the country by Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, John McCallum.
The leader of the largest Muslim community in the world (united under a single leader) has gained praise for his message of peace.
He’s given lectures at Capitol Hill, the U.K. House of Parliament and the European Parliament, where he advocated for humanitarian ideals, human rights and fair international relations. He’ll be taking his message to the National Peace Symposium in Toronto on Oct. 11.
Blawal Aleem, President of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Students’ Association, joined the show to discuss the significance of this visit.