Posted by Zia Shah
Beverly Hills, LA: “This Key is reserved for only the most honored people on Earth.”
According to our Press Department U.K., the Head of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community and Fifth Khalifa, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad delivered the keynote address at a special reception held in his honor at the Montage in Beverly Hills, LA on 11 May 2013.
More than 300 politicians, academics and community leaders attended, including the California Lieutenant Governor, mayoral candidate Eric Garcetti, and several members of the United States Congress.
During the event the Los Angeles City Council presented Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad with the golden key to the city, declaring:
“This Key is reserved for only the most honored people on Earth.”
In his keynote address Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad said the American people had no reason to fear Islam because it was a religion that advocated peace, universal human rights and a respect for human dignity.