This Australia Day, Muslims will be distributing leaflets adorned with the national flag around Canberra to profess their loyalty to the country.

The Ahmadiyya​ Muslim Association's ACT branch will join other members around Australia to hand out up to 500,000 pamphlets titled "Muslims for Loyalty" amid a domestic and international political climate in which debate rages over Islam's relationship with the rest of the Western world.

Ahmadiyya​ is an Islamic movement with the slogan "love for all, hatred for none". The association's ACT external affairs secretary, Abdul Latif,​ said the leaflet distribution was about promoting a message of peace and patriotism.

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