Category archives for Norway

How Europe came to forget about its Arabic heritage

BY ABDUL HAQ COMPIER Source / Courtesy: January 2011, Alislam-eGazette Summary: Traditional education about Western civilisation tells the story of how around 1500, Greek texts recovered the lost memory of Europe’s Greek and Roman past and unleashed an era of progress in science and civilisation called the Renaissance. In fact, the progress in civilisation had begun in […]

Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad holds meetings with Norway’s Defence Minister, Grete Faremo and with former Prime Minister, Kjell Magne Bondevik

Kjell Magne Bondevik Grete Faremo During his recent tour of Norway, Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, was called on by the Norwegian Government’s current Defence Minister, Grete Faremo and also by twotime former Prime Minister kjell Magne Bondevik. During both meetings the dignitaries welcomed Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad to Norway and congratulated him on the opening of the Baitul Nasr Mosque, which […]

“I Will Cause Thy Message to Reach the Corners of the Earth”: Scandinavia's largest mosque opened by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community

Source / Courtesy: Press Release by Ahmadiyya Muslim Community: The world Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad officially inaugurated the Baitul Nasr mosque in Oslo on Friday, 30 September 2011. The mosque is Scandinavia’s largest and has a capacity of 4,500 worshippers. Visible from a great distance, the mosque has already established itself as a national […]

Terje Anderson welcomes Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad to Norway Parliament

Earlier today, the Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat, Hadhrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad visited Norway’s National Parliament, the Storting, in Oslo. His Holiness, was greeted by a number of national MPs and was given a tour of the Storting, before having a private meeting with President Terje Anderson in the Presidential Office. Arriving just before midday, His Holiness was […]