The Assistant Secretary Generals of the five departments of The World Federation presented their reports at the 14th Triennial Conference in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Posted on Mon, 2015-04-20 10:30
In May 2014, the Secretary General of The World Federation, Al-Haj Shan-E-Abbas Hassam, announced that he was stepping down from his role. At the time, it was not confirmed at what point during the term this would take place or who would replace him.
He was appointed by the President, Dr Asgarali Moledina in July 2011 and is married with two children. Shan E Abbas lives in Birmingham, UK and runs a successful business. He has volunteered in the community for a number of years and began as part of the youth committee in his local jamaat. Since that time, he has worked with CoEJ and in various capacities at The World Federation. InshAllah Shan E Abbas will continue to volunteer with the organisation in the International Development team.
As the youngest Secretary General in the history of The World Federation, we look back at an interview with Shan E Abbas in May 2014 in which he reflects on the work he has been involved in during his time as Secretary General.
In August 2015, 102 children participated in a Read-a-thon organized to raise funds for The World Federation’s Ramadhan Relief Fund ‘Children Helping Children’ Campaign. The event was arranged through the Pearls of Wisdom Islamic Library for Children where each participant made a donation of the same amount towards the Ramadhan Relief Fund.
Despite the cold weather, members of the Zainabiya Islamic Centre, together with representatives from numerous faiths, took to the streets on Saturday 21st November 2015 as part of a peaceful procession to promote ‘Peace and Humanity’.