Maulvi Mohammed Bin Salih, Ameer and Missionary in-charge of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Mission in Ghana, has said there was the need for mankind to submit themself to Allah (God) to attain a lasting peace.
He said: “we must learn to do away completely with all forms of superiority complexes and replace them with a lasting divine spirit of equity and justice for absolute peace, to avoid the threat of a looming third world war.”
Maulvi Bin Salih made the point at a symposium organized by the University of Education, Winneba (UEW) branch of the Ahmadi Muslim Students Association of Ghana (AMSAG).
He said the prevalent disorders and inherent dangers to world peace sprang from the concept of superiority complex of national or racial, political, cultural or social standing.
The Ameer noted that the period just before the Second World War continued to be cited and seemed to be moving the world at an unprecedented pace towards a horrific third world war.
He said mankind was in search of someone to step onto the stage to offer concrete and solid guidance to give hope that there was a path that could lead to peace to avoid the consequences of a war.
Maulvi Bin Salih said the current harsh socio-economic challenges confronting various countries strongly demanded that developed nations put aside their vested interests and instead helped the less developed ones.
He said if the foregoing factors were properly and honestly observed and effectively addressed by the rich countries, the right path to world peace would be demarcated with less difficulty.
He lauded the leaders and membership of the UEW branch of the AMSAG for their excellent initiative of organizing the symposium, and advised them to involve the public in subsequent ones.
He said this would ensure that more people benefited from such a useful event.
Mr Alhassan Atta-Quayson, Patron of the AMSAG, in a welcoming address expressed the association’s appreciation to Maulvi Bin Salih for the honour done them.
He pledged their commitment to continue to promote the aims and objectives of Islam.
He said the members firmly believed that if they exhibited these principles and values in their daily lives, they could foster a sense of mutual understanding, co-operation and unity among the people.
The function was chaired by Alhaji Mohammed Mansuru Issah, Chief Immam of Winneba.