Report of Regional Atfal Ijtema 2014 - Masroor Region

Alhamdulillah, a successful 4th Regional Atfal Ijtema of Masroor Region was held on Sunday 9th February 2014 at Tahir Hall, Baitul Futuh, and it has exceeded previous events in various aspects. The Ijtema attendance this year was around 90%, which was up by 4% from last year.  


The day began with registration from 9.00am, and the Opening Session began at 10am, chaired by Regional Qaid Lutf ur Rehman Sahib. The attendees were reminded about the importance of such Ijtema’at especially at this young age to increase knowledge, spirituality and brotherhood. Additionally the theme of this year's Ijtema "the Advent of the Promised Messiah (as)" was highlighted and mentioned to the Atfal.

After that, the individual Academic Competitions were held, including Tilawat, Nazm, Adhan & Prepared Speech. Atfal were divided according to their age groups, namely Noor (14-15), Bashir (12-13), Nasir (10-11) & Tahir (7-9) for the running of the academic competitions. The under 7s (Masroor Group) were also given the opportunity to present what they know and were told stories about Prophets of Allah to further increase their knowledge.

At 1:00 pm it was time for Zuhr & Asr Namaz, followed by Lunch. Following that, Sports competitions were held inside the Tahir Hall. The individual Sports competitions comprised of Arm Fighting, Sabit Qadmi and Sprint Race. Team Sports included Tug of War and three leg race.

After that Maghrib Namaz was offered. Following that, all Atfal returned back to Tahir Hall for the final session. Respected Mohtamim Atfal Musavir Idrees Sahib chaired the concluding session.

This session started with Tilawat and its translation, the Atfal Pledge and Nazm. Following that, a brief report of this Ijtema was presented. After that the Prize Distribution took place. At the end, Mohtamim Sahib addressed the Atfal, highlighting the Ijtema theme in detail. At the end, he led the silent prayer and the Ijtema was concluded successfully.

We hope and pray that this event has been beneficial for all those that attended, and it proves fruitful for all their futures.

Photos of the Regional Atfal Ijtema can be viewed in Album 1 and Album 2