BC`s biggest Baitur Rahman Mosque was inaugurated by worldwide head of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, at River Road in Delta on Saturday, May 18. More than 5,000 people gathered at the mosque for the inauguration and these included some top dignitaries from Canada and abroad.
This huge mosque has been built at a cost of $8 million, all paid through donations of Jama`at members.
This mosque complex provides for prayer halls, offices and classrooms and also has a large gymnasium for youth sports activities.
It also has library, studio and funeral arrangement facility.
While inaugurating the mosque, Hazrat Mirza Masroor reassured the audience that they had no reason to fear Ahmadiyya Mosques because they were built only for the worship of God and for the sake of serving humanity.
Speaking about the new Mosque, he said: “I would like to proclaim and declare that this Mosque will prove to be a source of spreading love, affection, peace and brotherhood for all people irrespective of whether they are Ahmadi or non-Ahmadi or whether they are Muslim or non-Muslim. The doors of our Mosque will always be open to the people of all religions, because this Mosque is a means of manifesting God’s Grace, Mercy, Love and Compassion for mankind.”