The Opening Ceremony of the “Al Qa’eem Residency” – the Africa Federation Housing Project in Arusha was held on Sunday 7th September 2014 coinciding with the occasion of the birth anniversary of the 8th Imam (A.S.).
Posted on Wed, 2014-04-30 11:30
It was the first visit by the present Africa Federation office bearers to Reunion Island since the Union Des Associations Khodjas Shia Isnashri De La Reunion – UAKSIR became member of the Africa Federation in April 2013. The visit to the Island was led by the Africa Federation Chairman, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi who was joined by the AFED Vice Chairman and Chairman of Conseil Régional Des Khojas Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamates De L’ Océan Indien (CROI), Alhaj Navazaly Molou. The delegation included the AFED Hon. Secretary, Alhaj Aunali Khalfan, the Hon. Treasurer, Alhaj Mohamed Hemani and AFTAB Chairman, Seyed Hassan Naqvi.
The purpose of the visit was primarily to establish closer acquaintances with our community members in four Jamaats of Reunion, namely Mefile Maquame Massoumines (Saint Denis Jamat - North), Mehfile Mourtouza (Saint Andre Jamat - East), Mehfile Ali (Saint Paul Jamat - West), Mefile Imame Zamana (Saint Pierre Jamat - South) to meet the leaders of our community, Madressahs heads, teachers, youth and students.
As part of the program to meet the community in Europe, Dr Asghar Moledina, President of WORLD Federation, Dr Husein Jiwa, President of COEJ and Amir Merali, AFED Councillor visited Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Germany and Norway following their earlier visit to France and Portugal.
The Khoja Shia Ithna-Ashari Jamaat of Melbourne, Australia was established with the aim to propagate, inculcate and promote the understanding of Islam and Islamic values in order to seek nearness to Allah (swt) and the Ahlulbayt (as).