The World Federation and The Sanita Merali Trust of the United Kingdom have committed financial support for the AFED Housing Project, thanks to the efforts of Alhaj Ahmed Daya, Executive Councillor of The World Federation.
Posted on Thu, 2016-06-16 19:44
The 25th of May marked the re-opening of the "Al-Najaf Residence" for Pilgrims after nearly 40 years!
The inaguration ceremony was attedned by eminent personalities from the Learned Aalims, Political and Business fraternity from across the globe.
A video of the inauguration event can be seen here.
A few photographs capturing key moments from the ceremony can be seen here.
Work on a 12 storey Pilgrims Residence in Karbala has already started. When completed in 2018, the "Al Qasr Residence" will be able to accommodate around 500 pilgrims comfortably. The estimated cost of this project is approximately US$ 10/12 million and so far generous mo'mineen have contributed US$ 4.5 million.
Alhamdulillah the office of His Eminence Grand Ayatullah Al Sayyid Ali Al Husseini Al Sistani (may Allah grant him a long life) has contributed US$ 100,000 towards this cause. If you would like to donate towards this project, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
As part of the FatimaInspires campaign, a panel of three judges from different parts of the world selected five of these nominations that were then awarded the 2016 Fatima (sa) Inspires award.
The President of The World Federation, Dr Asgar Moledina, visited Montenegro earlier this month accompanied by Al Haj Razaaly Hiridjee.