Hazrat Hafiz Mirza Nasir Ahmad (1909-1982)
Third Successor to the Promised Messiah (1965-1982)
He was the Promised Grandson of the Promised Messiah and Mahdi(as) and son of the Hadrat Muslih MaÂud. With his piety, grace and qualities of head and heart and of leadership, his was a larger than life personality. Earlier on as an alumnus of Govt. College (Lahore), Balliol (Oxford), as founder member and Principle of T.I. College, as Head of Khuddam and Ansar, as member of Academic Council and Senate of the Punjab University and as Patron of sports like Badminton, Basketball, Mountaineering, Rowing and Horse Riding. Soon after his assuming the Supreme office, in 1974, the religion was politicized in Pakistan and a reign of terror and persecution with government connivance and help was let loose against the innocent Ahmadiyya Muslim JamaÂat. In the backdrop of murder, looting and arson, he enjoined upon his followers to remain peaceful and calm and leave the result to the real SaviorÂGod. He gave the JamaÂat the historic slogan: 'Love for all, hatred for none.'Nusrat Jahan Scheme (Africa Leap Forward) is a standing monument to his deep love and concern for Africa in particular and for the poor and despised humanity in general. He laid the foundation stone of Masjid Basharat in Spain.