In October 2015, the Imam Ali (as) mosque was officially opened in Copenhagen in Denmark. This is now the largest Shia mosque in the country and has space for over 1,500 worshipers.
Updated on 12 March 2018
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.
The World Federation and CoEJ have donated £5,000 to help the victims of this tragedy and their families.
On 29 November, the Islamic Community of Afghans in Canada is hosting an event titledYouth Engagement in Community Prosperity, an intercultural and multicultural community programme.