On a Spring Saturday in Baltimore, Muslims from all over the United States poured into Baltimore Convention Center for the 47th Annual ICNA-MAS Convention 2022.
Here are some of the photos shared by VOA Swahili service for the first day of the convention.
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This year’s conference, held under the theme “Building a Just Society, the Mission Continue”, began with a beautiful Quranic recitation as the inaugural welcome session was hosted by Dr. Mohsin Ansari, Rami Kawas, Nihad Awad (CAIR), Sumaira Afzal (ICNA Sisters), and others.
Opening on May 28, more than 22,000 Muslims attended the largest North American Muslim Conference held annually and hosted by ICNA.
ICNA is one of the largest, non-profit, grassroots Muslim organizations in North America. It runs many projects, programs, and activities designed to help in reforming society at large.
Since 1968, ICNA has worked to build relations between communities by devoting itself to education, outreach, social services, and relief efforts.