World Video | Defence | Foreign Affairs | Natural Events | Trade | NZ in World News | NZ National News Video | NZ Regional News | Search


Eid ul Fitr Message – Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at NZ

Eid ul Fitr Message – Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at New Zealand

By the Grace of Allah, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at New Zealand will be celebrating their Eid ul Fitr tomorrow Friday, 09 August 2013.

The community will be conducting the Eid ul Fitr prayers at Baitul Muqeet Mission Centre, 20 Dalgety Drive, Manukau at 9.00am.

Eid ul Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadhan. It gives Muslims a day to celebrate a great achievement which they make in the form of winning the pleasure of their Lord and Creator, Almighty God, by fasting and carrying out acts of virtue during Ramadhan. One of the greatest blessings of Ramadhan is that the believers, by suffering hunger and thirst themselves are filled with the spirit of sympathy towards the less fortunate sections of society. If fellow feeling is the lesson learnt during Ramadhan then how can Eid ul Fitr be truly celebrated without showing its practically? In this regard, we find our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to be at the forefront of showing extreme compassion to the less fortunate ones.

The National President of the Community, Mr. Mohammed Iqbal said “By Allah’s grace Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at in all parts of the world pass through Ramadhan by doing virtuous acts that is meant to last forever. We celebrate Eid with the true spirit of compassion for our fellow human beings as was taught by the Holy Prophet of Islam Muhammad (peace be upon him). To display the above spirit Ahmadi Muslims around the world presents gifts to the poor, orphans and prisoners as part of Eid celebrations. They also visit the hospitals and old homes on the Eid day. In order to share the Eid celebrations with the less-fortunate ones, Ahmadiyya Muslim Community New Zealand in line with their tradition worldwide, is donating (to WINZ) 50 food parcels on Eid day, each containing enough dry food to meet the needs of a deserving family for few days.”

On behalf of the Community, Mr. Iqbal extends his heartiest Eid greetings to all Muslims and fellow New Zealanders and may they celebrate this blessed day in the true spirit as was taught by the Holy Prophet of Islam, Muhammad (peace be upon him).


© Scoop Media

World Headlines


ITUC: Nobel Prize In Economics Explodes Minimum Wage And Jobs Myth

The prize was awarded to David Card, Joshua Angrist and Guido Imbens for real-world research in the 1990s that demonstrated, empirically, that the idea touted by conservative economists that higher minimum wages mean fewer jobs is not based on fact... More>>

Science Media Centre: New South Wales Opens Up For Fully-vaccinated – Aus SMC Expert Reaction
Sydney has partially eased Covid-19 restrictions for fully-vaccinated individuals after NSW reached its target of 70 per cent of the population double-dosed. The Australian Science Media Centre has asked experts about the possible risks of the country opening up again...More>>

Nobel Peace Prize: Journalists Who ‘Speak Truth To Power’ Recognized

Two campaigning journalists were awarded the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize on Friday, which UN Secretary-General António Guterres said was recognition that a free press is “essential for peace, justice, sustainable development and human rights – and the cornerstone for building fair and impartial institutions”...

Focus On: UN SDGs

UN: With Clock Ticking, Sustainable Transport Key To Global Goals
From electric cars and buses to zero-carbon producing energy sources, new and emerging technologies along with innovative policy changes, are critical for combating climate change. But to be effective, they must ensure that transport strategies benefit everyone, including the poorest... More>>

COP26: 7 Climate Action Highlights To Remember

A September to remember, a pivotal month for climate action commitments. From the United Nations General Assembly week to the final pre-COP meeting, last month was an important time to build momentum... More>>

UN: Global Leaders Set To Act To Increase Energy Access While Reducing Emissions At First UN Energy Summit In 40 Years

Significant new commitments for financing clean energy, increasing renewables and improving access to electricity are expected to be announced on 24 September at the UN High-level Dialogue on Energy... More>>