Vice President Boakai Lauds the Ahmadiyya Mission

Monday, 21st January 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has lauded the Ahmadiyya Mission for its initiatives especially in fields of education and health, in Liberia.

He said the Ahmadiyya Mission’s strive to meet these needs was complementing Government’s effort to improve the living conditions of the Liberian people.

Vice President Boakai made the commendation Monday during a visit to the Ahmadiyya Muslim Clinic on 10th Street in Sinkor.

He observed that the services the Ahmaddiya Muslim Mission was rendering the Liberian people are very important, and lauded the partnership existing between the Liberian Mission and the Liberian Government.

“With all the speeches, people want to feel the substance of any assistance,” Vice President Boakai noted, adding, ”We are very encouraged by all your initiatives in the fields of education, health and road construction”.

Earlier, the Amir and Missionary In-Charge of the Ahmidiyya Mission, Muhammad Akram Bajwah and the Doctor In-Charge of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Clinic, Dr.Abdul Heleem Arain, guided Vice President Boakai on a tour of facilities of the hospital, including the laboratory, pharmacy, observation and private rooms.

Amir Bajwah thanked Vice President Bokai for accepting the invitation to visit the Ahmaddiya Clinic.

The Doctor In-Charge of the Clinic, Dr. Haleem Arain told this writer that the clinic treats an estimated 100 patients everyday, with most of the patients coming down with malaria, hypertension, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and typhoid.

He said the clinic boasts of HIV and other laboratories.