Mirza Khurshid Ahmad

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Sahibzadah Mirza Khurshid Ahmad was born on 12th September 1932 in Lahore.

On 21st April 1945, at the age of twelve, he filled out the [Waqf] form in order to dedicate his life to the service of the Jamaat. At that time, he was studying in the ninth grade. He completed his matriculation in the high school of Qadian. He completed his Master's degree in English from the Government College in Lahore. On 10th September 1956, he joined the TI College in Rabwah as a life devotee and rendered his services there in the field of teaching English for seventeen years as a popular and conscientious teacher. In 1964, he came to England for one year on a scholarship of the British Council for a course in English phonetics at the University of Leeds.

In the days of unrest in 1974, Mirza Khurshid Ahmad helped and assisted Hadhrat Khalifatul Masih III (rh). He stayed in the residence of the Khalifa in order to render his assistance towards him. He stayed in the residence of the Khalifa for a period of two or three months continuously. Similarly, with the approval of Hazrat Musleh-e-Maud (ra) in the middle of 1962, an institute called Al-Nusrat was established for the care, education and upbringing of orphaned and poor children. Later, Hazrat Khalifatul Masih III (rh) changed its name to Imdad-e-Tulaba [help and support for students]. He was in charge of this department from 1978 until July 1983. Following that, this task was entrusted to Nazarat Talim (department of education). On 30th April 1973, he was appointed as the Nazir Khidmat-e-Darweshan (director of service towards the dervishes). From 1st May 1976 until 1988, he rendered his services as the additional Nazir-e-A'la (additional executive director of Sadr Anjuman). He was also enabled to serve as a member of various committees. From October 1988 until September 1991, he rendered his services as the Nazir Umur-e-Ama (director of general affairs). He served as the Nazir Umoor-e-Kharijah (director of external affairs) from August 1992 until May 2003. Following this, during my Khilafat, he was appointed by Hazrat Khalifatul Masih V (aa) as the Nazir-e-Ala (executive director) as well as the Amir Muqami (local Amir of Rabwah). He rendered this service in the most handsome manner. He also served as a member of Majlis Iftaa and Qadha Board (judicial boards) for approximately twelve or thirteen years. In 1973, Allah the Exalted enabled him to perform Hajj (pilgrimage).

Allah the Exalted blessed him with six sons. Mirza Khurshid Ahmad passed away on 17 January 2018 at the age of 85.

Mirza Khurshid Ahmad
Date of Birth 12 September 1932
Date of Demise 17 January 2018