Ahmadiyya Muslim Community extends condolences to grieving families affected by the latest tragedy during Hajj in Mecca
Members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community worldwide have been left deeply shocked and grieved to hear of today’s tragic
stampede in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, where hundreds of worshippers lost their lives and many others were injured. We offer
our sincerest condolences and sympathies to all those who have been affected by this devastating tragedy and pray that
may God Almighty grant a full recovery to all of those who have been injured.
“Our fervent prayers are with the Almighty Allah to elevate the status of the souls of those who have passed away and
grant speedy recovery to the injured’, said Mr. Mohammed Iqbal, National President for New Zealand.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is a dynamic, fast-growing international revival movement within Islam. Founded in 1889
by Hadhrat Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (1835-1908) in Punjab, India, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community spans over 206 countries with
membership exceeding tens of millions. The New Zealand branch of this community was established in 1987 and has just
over 450 members. It is a registered charitable organisation and endeavours to be an active and integrated community
within New Zealand society.