4th of July Celebrations – Media Advisory

For Immediate Release: Jul 4th 2015

Contact: Dr Jari Khan C: 214-364-7011 E:Jari.khan@ahmadiyya.us

American-Muslims will join fellow Americans on 4th of July to celebrate nations independence day

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Dallas will celebrate Independence Day this year by joining fellow Americans in the Irving Annual Independence Day Parade at the City Hall as a part onation-wide Muslims for Loyalty campaign led by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA. “Loyalty to one’s country of residence is part of Muslim faith, according to the saying of Prophet Muhammad, and this exactly our community is doing by participating in such activities,”  said Mr. Suhail Kausar, President of Dallas Chapter. Muslims are going through blessed month of Ramadhan these days. Special prayers will be held for the harmony and peace among diverse cultures and faiths living in United States and also for the freedom and prosperity of this great country of ours on earth.

What:                           Irving Independence Day parade and reception

When:                             July 4th, 2015 Saturday, at 9am to 10am

Where:                        Heritage Park (217 S Main St, Irving, TX 75060)

Media Opportunity:      Interviews with the president and participants of the parade

About Ahmadiyya Muslim Community:

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is a dynamic, reformist and fast-growing international movement within Islam. Founded in 1889, the Community spans 206 countries with membership exceeding tens of millions. The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community USA, established in 1920, is among the first American-Muslim organizations.

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community is the only Islamic organization to believe that the long- awaited messiah has come in the person of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad (1835-1908) of Qadian, India. Ahmad claimed to be the metaphorical second coming of Jesus of Nazareth and the Divine guide, whose advent was foretold by the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad. The Community believes that God sent Ahmad, like Jesus, to end religious wars, condemn bloodshed and reinstitute morality, justice and peace. Ahmad’s advent has brought about an unprecedented era of Islamic revival and moderation. He divested Muslims of fanatical beliefs and practices by vigorously championing Islam’s true and essential teachings.

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