On Thursday the 16th of October 2014 hundreds of members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Australia welcomed their newly appointed Ameer (National President) and missionary in-charge, Imam Inam-ul-Haq Kauser, at ‘Bait-ul-Huda’ (House of Guidance) Mosque in Blacktown, Sydney. A special delegation comprising of state and national executive council members of Ahmadiyya Muslim Association and Ahmadi Muslim Imams from South Australia, Victoria, Queensland and New South wales received Imam Kauser at Sydney International Airport.
Imam Kauser is a well-known missionary of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community who has served the community for more than 40 years in number of capacities in several countries around the world including USA for more than 32 years. He received his degree in ‘Islamic Theology and Comparative Religions’ in 1973 from the ‘Ahmadiyya Institute of Islamic Studies’ in Pakistan. The institute is formally known as ‘Jamia Ahmadiyya’ and has branches in seven countries including United Kingdom, Germany, Canada and Ghana.
Imam Kauser has served in Pakistan (1973-81), Washington D.C. (1981-84), New York, New Jersey, PA states (1984-1990), Los Angeles CA, West Coast, Southwest Region (1991-2002), New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania (2003-10), Illinois, Wisconsin, Minneapolis, and Missouri (2010-2014) as an Imam of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. He has a very successful track record of working with communities, making bridges and spreading the message of peace, love and harmony.
Speaking about his new role and responsibilities, Imam Kauser said:
“My life is devoted to the service of Ahmadiyya-Islam that teaches peace, harmony, interfaith dialogue and ‘Love for all, Hatred for none.”
He said, “In my new role as an Ameer and missionary In-charge of Australia I will try my best to reach-out not only within the Ahmadiyya Muslim community but also to the wider Australian public and show them the beautiful teachings of Ahmadiyya-Islam that has nothing to do with any violence, hate, protest, extremism or terrorism.”
He said, "Islam teaches worship of one God, peace and love of fellow human beings and it has nothing to do with any act of violence and extremism".
He said, “My doors will always be open to the wider community members for any help and advice.”
Imam Kauser has spoken about Islam and comparative religions in number of international conferences, interfaith symposiums, Churches, Synagogues, Temples, Schools, Colleges, Universities and prestigious forums including the invocation prayers at the State Assembly of Pennsylvania. He displays extraordinary and deep insight into the current global crises and solutions to attaining peace.
Imam Kauser is available 24/7 and can also be contacted via his direct email: ihkauser at yahoo.com for any inquires.