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Fourth Khilafat (1990-1999)

1990's
1990

Majlis Ansarullah, USA started publication of “Al-Nahl” magazine. The magazine has been published regularly since then and is mailed to every member free of charge. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 207)

20 January 1990

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV appointed Qamar Ahmad Shams as the Sadr Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya, USA with effect from 20 January 1990. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Jan-Feb 1990, p. 4)

28-29 April 1990

Majlis-i-Shura (consultative body) of Ahmadiyya Community USA was held in Cleveland on 28-29 April 1990. It was presided over by the Amir Jama'at, Sahibzadah Mirza Muzaffar Ahmad. It was attended by delegates from thirty-five Chapters, the members of the National Amila and Ahmadiyya missionaries. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, March-May 1990, pp. 14-17)

29 June-1 July 1990

The Forty-Second Annual Ahmadiyya Convention USA was held at Detroit, Michigan. Message from Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) was read. One thousand seven hundred and fifty (1750) attended. Also, forty-one non-Ahmadis were present to attend the convention. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, August 1990, p. 18)

18 January 1991

The live Friday sermon of Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) was transmitted to the United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, Mauritius, the United States of America and Denmark. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 61)

26-28 April 1991

Consultative Committee Meeting (Majlis-i-Shura) of US Jama'at was held at Bait-ul-Ahad, Cleveland, Ohio. Sahibzadah Mirza Muzaffar Ahmad welcomed the national executives, presidents and delegates from thirty-six chapters of the US Jama'at. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, May-June 1991, p. 12)

11-12 May 1991

Majlis Ansarullah USA held the National Ijtima. Seventy-five Ansar participated. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, May-July 1991, p. 21)

24-26 May 1991

The 16th annual Ijtima‘ of Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya was held in the Washington D.C area. About 400 Khuddam and Atfal attended. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, May-July 1991, p. 20)

June 1991

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) toured USA for the third time in June 1991. He also visited Mexico. He graced the 43rd US Annual Convention at Ypsilanti MI. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 127)

Missionary Inamul-Haq Kauser was reassigned to Los Angeles and served there until May 2003. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 47)

16 June 1991

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV visited Mexico. He had lunch with 250 members of the Jama'at. A group of twenty-seven Mexicans accepted Ahmadiyya Islam. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, May June 1991, p. 6)

18 June 1991

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) went to New Jersey to inaugurate Bait-ul-Wahid Mosque (The old building was sold and a new one was acquired). He had lunch with members of Jama'at. He then had an audience with members of the chapter. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, May June 1991, p. 6)

28-30 June 1991

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) graced the Annual Ahmadiyya Convention No. 43 of USA Jama'at from 28-30 June 1991. The annual gathering was held at Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, Michigan. About 4,000 people attended the convention.

The convention began with the Friday sermon by Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV. The mayor of the city of Ypsilanti also attended the opening session. In the afternoon, Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV viewed the Ahmadiyya Exhibition with guests. A historical documentary film covering a hundred years of Ahmadiyya history was also presented to the large number of guests in the Auditorium of the University. 

On Saturday, June 29, 1991, Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV addressed the ladies’ section. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, pp. 128)

    Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) presided over the concluding session of the convention. Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih V said:

  1. Purify yourselves and find God within you.
  2. Love of God and his servants is the ultimate guide to successful preaching.

    (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, August 1991, pp. 3-8)

July 1991

Addresses of Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) at the UK Annual Convention were relayed live via satellite in eleven countries with a simultaneous translation in seven languages. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 61)

1992

Jama'at Ahmadiyya Charlotte, NC came into being in 1992. A house was acquired and was used as a mosque for 24 years. The house was later sold. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 505).

Construction started on a new building for the Sadiq Mosque in Chicago that was completed in 1994. (Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 133)

26-28 June 1992

The Forty-Fourth Annual Convention of Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam, USA was held at York Institute of Technology, Brookville, New York. (Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, USA, 50th Jalsa Salana Souvenir, June 1998, p. 17)

July 1992

Proceedings of the Annual Convention were shown live on MTA. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 61)

21 August 1992

Friday sermons of Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV were started transmitting live via satellite to Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia. This initiated the MTA transmission for four continents. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 61)

23 August 1992
Masud Ahmad Jhelumi Passes Away

Missionary Masud Ahmad Jhelumi passed away on 23 August 1992 due to heart pathology. 

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV said on his death: He was steadfast in face of trials and always advised his children to stay connected with Markaz with devotion. He secured a place in his heart due to these qualities. He died on August 23, 1992, due to heart pathology. Inna Lillahi wa Inna Ilaihi Raji'oon. He was buried in a cemetery in Frankfurt. He was loyal to the Jama'at for sure. He left behind his wife and three children. (“Shuhada-e-Ahmadiyyat, Aghaz Ta Ahd-e-Khilafat-4,” pp. 110-111, Compilation of Ahmadi martyrs from Friday Sermons of Khulafa II, III and IV under the auspices of hundred years jubilee of Ahmadiyya Khilafat (1908-2008))

20 January 1993
Bill Clinton 42nd US President
Bill Clinton

Bill Clinton was inaugurated as 42nd US President on 20 January 1993. He remained President till 20 January 2001.

23 April 1993

The Miami Jama'at purchased a house in Broward County, Florida, founding the first Ahmadi Mosque in the state of Florida. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 335)

25-27 June 1993

The Forty-Fifth Annual Ahmadiyya Convention USA was held at C.W. Post Campus and the New York Institute of Technology, Brookville, Long Island, New York. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, May-June 1993, p. 19)

5 November 1993

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV appreciated the financial sacrifices of the Ahmadiyya Community USA.

    He said: “By the grace of Allah, ever since you took office of Amir, the Jama'at has progressed in every area. Specially the finance department has made rapid progress. May Allah be with you and bless your efforts.” 

    Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) said: “America is third in Tahrik Jadid by paying 244,440 pounds. America has great potential and if America makes use of its potential fully, it is just possible that they will leave behind all the Jama'ats of the world. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, January 1994, p. 3)

12 December 1993

Majlis Khuddam-ul-Ahmadiyya, Maryland followed the instruction of Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV and arranged lunch for forty-eight Bosnians (37 men and 11 ladies), four Kurd refugees. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, January 1994, pp. 30-1)

1994
Zaheer Ahmad Bajwa

Zaheer Bajwa has been serving as Ahmadiyya missionary USA since 1994. He had been Na’ib Amir from 2007 to 2010 and National General Secretary from 2013 to 2019. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 54)

16 August 1994

Missionary to the US, Syed Jawad Ali passed away in Rabwah. He was seventy years old. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, September 1994, p. 11)

September-October 1994

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) visited the United States for the fourth time. He visited Los Angeles, Seattle as well as Vancouver, Canada. He then returned to the US visiting Washington DC and New York. The Amir of the US Jama'at, Sahibzadah M. M. Ahmad, welcomed Khalifatul-Masih IV and his guests. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 131)

23 September 1994

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) delivered Friday sermon at Los Angeles. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 13)

11 October 1994

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV was interviewed by Louis Aguilar of the Washington Post at the residence of Sahibzadah M.M. Ahmad, Amir Jama'at USA. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, January 1995, p. 6)

12 October 1994

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV was interviewed by Gustav Neibour of the New York Times at Bait-ur-Rahman, Maryland. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, January 1995, p. 6)

13 October 1994

The Earth Station, a joint venture of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Communities Canada and USA, was inaugurated by Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV. Twenty-four hour transmission of MTA began from the US for North and South America. (Souvenir-Bait-ur-Rahman USA-Inauguration, pp. 6-7, the Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, January 1995, p. 9)

14 October 1994

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) inaugurated Bait-ur-Rahman Mosque in Silver Spring, MD. The National Headquarters of USA Jama'at was moved to this location. First, the Jumu‘a sermon was delivered by Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV and the salat was led by him.

The ceremony was attended by more than 7,000 Ahmadi Muslims from all over the US, Canada and other countries. They were joined by members of the US Congress, an ex-president of the World Bank, several ambassadors, the attorney general of the state of Maryland, chairman of the Montgomery County Council, several mayors and high-ranking officials and members of the press media. 

The ceremony was reported by the Washington Post, the Washington Time, the Burtonsville Gazette, the Journal (Montgomery), the Diamondback, the Baltimore Sun, the Free Press, the Washington Citizen, TV Channel 0 (CBS Affiliate) and Voice of America. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, January 1995, p. 5, Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 131)

14-15 October 1994

The 46th Ahmadiyya Annual Convention of the USA was held at the newly constructed Bait-ur-Rahman Mosque for two days. Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV delivered inaugural address on 14 October.

The next day, Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV presided over the morning session of the Jalsa in the Lajna section. Then, he graced the men’s section in the afternoon session and delivered his final address at the end of which he led silent prayer. The number of guests who attended the Convention was over 6,000. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, January 1995, pp. 9-11)

16 October 1994

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) graced the National Exhibition on the occasion of 46th Annual Convention of USA. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, January 1995, p. 2)

17 October 1994

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV was interviewed by Bhagwan Prakash from Voice of America at Bait-ur-Rahman. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, January 1995, p. 6)

18 October 1994

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) laid the foundation stone of Al-Nasr Mosque, Willingboro, NJ. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, pp. 474-77)

23 October 1994

Khalifatul-Masih IV and his entourage went to Chicago. He inaugurated the newly constructed Sadiq Mosque. This mosque was made at the same site where the historic Masjid Sadiq was located. The original building was demolished, and a purpose-built mosque was constructed. The mosque is located on Wabash Avenue. (Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 133)

During the fourth visit of Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV to the US, he also laid the foundation stone of Bait-ul-Jami‘ Mosque in Glen Ellyn, IL. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 133)

1995

Al-Islam website on the Internet was established in 1995; and one year later, it started transmitting the Friday Sermons of Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, USA, 50th Jalsa Salana Souvenir, June 1998, p. 66)

6 January 1995

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV asked Ahmadiyya Community USA to become number one in Waqf-e-Jadid. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, September 1995, pp. 21-22)

28-30 April 1995

The 12th Majlis-e-Shura (Consultative Committee Meeting) of Jama'at Ahmadiyya USA was held at Bait-ur-Rahman, Silver Spring, Maryland. It was attended by 132 delegates from thirty US chapters. Sahibzadah M.M. Ahmad, Amir USA, presided. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, July 1995, p. 17)

23-25 June 1995

The Forty-Seventh Annual Ahmadiyya Convention USA was held at Bait-ur-Rahman, Silver Spring, MD from 23-25 June 1995. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, June 1995, p. 9)

24 June 1995

The Association of Ahmadi Muslim Scientists, USA (AAMS-USA) was founded. Dr. Karimullah Zirvi was elected the first president of the association. He served from 1995 to 1999. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 274)

15 September 1995

The third Majlis-i-Shura Ansarullah, USA, was held at Bait-ur-Rahman Mosque on 15 September 1995. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, October-December 1995, p. 20)

16-17 September 1995

The 14th Annual Ijtima‘ of Majlis Ansarullah, USA, was held at Bait-ur-Rahman Mosque. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, October-December 1995, pp. 20-23)

1996

In 1996 a piece of land, about 4 acres, was purchased in the city of Allen for Dallas Chapter’s first mosque. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 573)

2 February 1996
Daud Ahmed Hanif

Daud Ahmed Hanif served as Ahmadiyya missionary USA from 2 February 1996 to 25 November 2017. He was Na’ib Amir from 17 November 2009 to 25 November 2017 and missionary in-charge from 17 June 2004 to 17 November 2009. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 54)

1 April 1996

MTA started 24-hour transmission from 1 April 1996. (As of October 2019, this service continues on an even wider and wider scale). (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 61)

28-30 June 1996

The Forty-Eighth Annual Convention of Ahmadiyya Muslims USA was held at Bait-ur-Rahman, Silver Spring, Maryland. Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) sent a message to the convention. 

The first session was presided by Sahibzadah M.M. Ahmad, Amir of the US Jama'at. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, April-June 1996, p. 26)

30 June 1996

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) addressed the National Amila of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, USA on 30 June 1996 via the internet service of alislam.org. The address provided pearls of wisdom on how to discharge duties when one is appointed to any office of the Jama'at. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 135)

17 August 1996

Brother Muhammad Sadiq passed away in Newark, NJ. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, August 1996, p. 15)

15 November 1996
Muzaffar Ahmad Zafar

Brother Muzaffar Ahmad Zafr, Na’ib Amir, Jama'at USA, passed away. . (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, September-October 1996, p. 23)

19 November 1996
Dr. Abdus Salam

Dr. Abdus Salam, a Noble Laureate, passed away. 

Majlis Aamila of the US Jama'at passed a condolence resolution on the demise of Dr. Abdus Salam on 23 November 1996. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, November-December 1996, pp. 22-24)

A year after the death of Dr. Abdus Salam, the name of the center was changed to Abdus Salam Center for Theoretical Physics during the 25th anniversary of the center. (Wikipedia)

1997

The Promised Messiah (peace be on him) wrote his famous book “Philosophy of the Teachings of Islam” in 1897. Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) instructed members to commemorate 100 years of the compilation of the book. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 135)

June 1997
Khalifatul-Masih IV Visits USA

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) visited the USA for the fifth time in June 1997. He went to Ahmadabad Mission House in Boston, laid the foundation stone of a mosque at Glen Ellyn, IL and inaugurated the annual convention of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, USA at Bait-ur-Rahman, Silver Spring, Maryland. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 13)

3 June 1997

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) inaugurated Bait-un-Nasir mission house in Sharon near Boston where Br Abid Hanif had acquired a parcel of land, Ahmadabad. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, August 1997, pp. 15-16)

17 June 1997

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) laid foundation stone of Bait-ul-Jami‘ at Glen Ellyn, IL (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, August 1997, pp. 15-16)

20-22 June 1997

The Forty-Ninth Annual Convention of the US Jama'at was held at Bait-ur-Rahman Silver Spring, Maryland from 20-22 June 1997.

On 20 June 1997, Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV delivered Friday sermon. In the evening starting at 8 PM, he held Majlis-i-Irfan [question/answer session] amid three hundred guests and thousands of members of the US Jama'at.

He addressed the Lajna Ima’illah USA in the morning session of the convention on 21 June 1997. Later in the evening, he held Majlis-i-Irfan [question/answer session] in the Lajna section while the men watched the question-answer session on closed circuit T.V. 

He delivered the concluding address on 22 June 1997 and closed the Ahmadiyya Convention USA with revered prayers. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, August 1997, p. 4)

September 1997
A Sahabi Visits the US

Hazrat Maulawi Ata Muhammad, a companion of the Promised Messiah, was invited by Missionary Mir Mahmud Ahmad Nasir in September 1979 for a visit to the US. He was in Canada on a private visit. He was given a rousing welcome in York, Washington, and Baltimore. He talked about inspiring stories of the Promised Messiah (peace be on him). (General File America 1979, pp. 191-2)

31 October 1997

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV announced in his Friday Sermon that Jama'at Ahmadiyya USA contributed more to Waqf-e-Jadid than the rest of the world. Jama'at USA was second in Tahrik-e-Jadid in 1996. First position was maintained by the USA Jama'at in Waqf-e-Jadid as well as Tahrik-e-Jadid in 1997. (Khutbat-e-Tahir Vol. 16, pp. 807-8, Khutba 31 October 1997)

11 April 1998

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV sent a message for the 50th Annual Convention Souvenir on 11 April 1998. (Ahmadiyya Muslim Community 50th Jalsa Salana USA)

24-26 April 1998

The 15th Annual Consultative Body meeting (Majlis-i-Shura) of the US Jama'at was held at Bait-ur-Rahman, Silver Spring, Maryland. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, May 1998, pp. 13-14)

June-July 1998

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) visited US Jama'at for the sixth time. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 13)

19 June 1998

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) delivered Friday Sermon at Bait-ur-Rahman. He said: “When a person becomes a friend of God, it is impossible that he will not be a friend with other people.” (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, July-August 1998, p. 8)

26-28 June 1998

The 50th Ahmadiyya Convention was held on the premises of Bait-ur-Rahman, Silver Spring, Maryland on 26-28 June 1998. The convention started with Friday the sermon by Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV. Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV said: “Spend your wealth in the way of Allah according to your real capacity. Do not do any dishonesty in it.” (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, July-August 1998, p. 1, pp. 17-19)

After the Jalsa program, in the evening, after leading Maghrib and ‘Isha prayers, he held Majlis-i-Irfan [question/answer session] on the main men’s floor of the mosque with simultaneous transmission to the Lajna section and to the rest of the world via MTA.

On 27 June, he addressed the Lajna Ima’illah. He had lunch with dignitaries and special guests in the basement of the Bait-ur-Rahman where a grand exhibition was arranged. He held another Majlis-i-Irfan [question/answer session] after leading combined Maghrib and ‘Isha prayers. The proceeding was telecasted live by MTA.

Some of the guests were given the opportunity to address the Annual Ahmadiyya Convention on the last day, 28 June 1998. They applauded the contributions of Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) to the world’s peace. Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV then delivered his concluding address. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, July-August 1998, p. 17)

30 June 1998

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) laid the foundation stone of Bait-us-Samee Mosque, Houston, TX. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 139)

The mosque was completed in 2004 and was inaugurated by Amir Jama'at Dr. Ahsanullah Zafar.

1 July 1998

Hazrat Khalifatul-Masih IV (may Allah shower His mercy on him) inaugurated Bait-ul-Baseer Mosque at Milpitas, CA and delivered the final Friday sermon of his sixth visit to the United States. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, Vol. 72, April-September 2020, p. 139)

11-13 September 1998

The 17th Annual Ijtima‘ and 6th Majlis-i-Shura of Majlis Ansarullah, USA was held at Bait-ur-Rahman, Silver Spring, MD. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, September 1998, p. 27)

27 May 1999

Missionary Irshad Ahmad Malhi arrived in the US. He served as Northwest Regional Missionary from November 1999 to June 2010 and East Midwest region from July 2010 to June 2014. He also served the East Southwest region from July 2014 to September 2017. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 57)

25-27 June 1999

The Fifty-First Annual Ahmadiyya Convention USA was held at Capitol Expo Conference Center, Chantilly, Virginia. More than 3,000 attended the convention. The first session of the convention was chaired by Sahibzadah M.M. Ahmad, Amir, Ahmadiyya Community, USA, who also delivered the inaugural address. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette USA, July-August 1999, p. 5)

11 July 1999

Mohammad Zafarullah Hanjra arrived in the United States. 

He served the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, USA in Dayton, Columbus, Cleveland, Athens, Detroit and Indiana. In 2004, he was transferred to the Houston, Texas region where he spent ten years.

In 2014, he was posted to Los Angeles, California which included San Diego, Las Vegas, and Arizona. Three years later, in October of 2017, he was transferred to Chicago, Illinois. (The Ahmadiyya Gazette, USA, Vol. 72, Nos. 10-12 and Vol. 73, Nos. 1-9, October 2020-September 2021, p. 57)