Circulars

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/141/12

A TRIBUTE TO A LEGENDARY MISSIONARY, A VISIONARY, A PROLIFIC WRITER AND A DISTINGUISHED SCHOLAR – THE CHAIRMAN OF THE AFRICA FEDERATION, ALHAJ ANWARALI R. DHARAMSI TRAVELS TO QUM, IRAN TO ATTEND A SPECIAL SEMINAR IN MEMORY OF LATE ALLAMAH SEYED SAEED AKHTAR RIZVI.

akhtar_rizviCommemorating the 10th Death Anniversary of Allamah Seyed Saeed Akhtar Rizvi who passed away in Dar-es-Salaam on 8th Rabi-ul-Aakhar 1423 (20th June 2002).

A brief biography - Allamah was born in a place called Ushri, Saran district, Bihar state, India in 1927. He left behind five sons and two daughters. He second eldest son, Hujjat-ul-Islam wal Muslimeen Maulana Seyed Muhammad Rizvi, lives in Toronto, Canada. He has followed his father's footsteps and has written many books as well. He is the Resident Aalim of the Islamic Shia Ithna Asheri Jamaat (ISIJ) of Toronto, Jaffari Islamic Center.

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CIRCULAR NO: JMT/140/12

The Secretariat wish to inform all community members that the Chairman of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi, accompanied by the Hon. Treasurer, Alhaj Mohamed Hemani and the Chairman of the Housing Development Board, Alhaj Munawer Bharwani will be travelling to Arusha on Saturday, 3rd to Sunday, 4th March 2012 to participate in the Ground Breaking ceremony of the Africa Federation Welfare Housing Project – The "AL QA'EEM" building in Arusha.

The Chairman and his delegation will also participate in the Opening Ceremonies of the renovations and upgrading of the Mosque/Imambargha exterior and the Phase Two of the medical facilities of KSI Jamaat Dispensary which has been very well undertaken by Arusha Jamaat.

We congratulate the President, Office Bearers, Trustees and Members of Arusha Jamaat for these wonderful achievements and developments, may Allah (swt) increase in their tawfeeqat and inspiration to continue with the same zeal and dedication.

Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi, accompanied by the AFED Vice Chairman, Alhaj Shabir Najafi will travel to Nairobi, Kenya to meet with SAAJ – Nairobi Jamaat President, Office Bearers and Trustees on the ongoing Housing Project of SAAJ in Nairobi; they will also visit the site of the Project on Sunday, 4th March 2012. AFED has provided a "Bridging Loan" to SAAJ for the Housing Project for our members of community in Nairobi.

Secretariat 

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/139/2012

Bismihi Taála

The Africa Federation has embarked on a Welfare Housing Project in Arusha, Tanzania – The "AL QA'EEM" AFED building.  This is as per the vision of the Secretariat to assist our community in those Jamaats under AFED which have pressing need of housing for its members who are deserving and needy.

The "AL QA'EEM" building will consist of ground plus eight storied residential apartments in the Arusha Township.  The project is expected to be completed within 24 months.  Full details of the Project will be given at the Ground Breaking Ceremony.
 
Saturday, 3rd March 2012 is the night of the wiladat of our 11th Imam, Hazrat Imam Hassan Al Askari (AS), there is Khushali majlis and nyaz after maghribain prayers at Imambargha according to the program of Arusha Jamaat.
 
The Ground-Breaking Ceremony of the AFED Building named after our 12th Imam Al Hujjah (ATFS), "AL QA'EEM" will take place in Arusha Insha'allah on Sunday, 4th March 2012 at 10.00 AM.
 
We request members of the Community in Arusha, Moshi and other neighbouring towns to grace this occasion with their presence.
 
 
Secretariat

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/137/12

pop_2The Chairman, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi on behalf of the Africa Federation and members of the community extends heartiest congratulations to Honourable Alhaj Mohamedraza Dharamsee (Pop) for being elected as Member of the House of Representative for Uzini Constituency Zanzibar, at the by elections held there on Sunday 12thFebruary 2012.

It is matter of great pride for our Community to have our Member attain such a position in the Government of Zanzibar.
 
Alhaj Mohamedraza Dharamsee is the President of KSI Kuwwatul Islam Jamaat and has been actively involved in politics in Zanzibar for many years and was the Sports Advisor to the former President of Zanzibar Mr. Salmin Amour. 
 
We pray to Allah (swt) for his continued success in serving the people of Zanzibar, and also pray for his long and healthy life.
 
 
Aunali Khalfan
Hon. Secretary

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/136/12

73RD SESSION OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL OF
THE FEDERATION OF KSI JAMAATS OF AFRICA
ARUSHA, TANZANIA - 27th to 29th April 2012

ACCOMMODATION

The 73rd Session of the Supreme Council of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa being hosted by the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaat of Arusha will be held at Naura Springs Hotel (www.nauraspringshotel.com), Arusha from 27th to 29th April 2012.

The Naura Springs Hotel is located on East Africa Community road just off the Nairobi road in the heart of Arusha city, close to the Arusha International Conference Center (AICC).

The Meeting is scheduled to commence from Friday 27th April 2012 immediately after lunch and shall run through to Sunday, 29th April 2012 up to noon time.

Registration of Participants will commence at Naura Springs Hotel on Friday 27th April 2012 from 9.30 a.m. onwards.

The accommodation for the participants shall be at the same hotel and special concessionary rates for the rooms have been obtained, these are:-

  • US$ 55 per night for Single occupancy.
  • US $ 80 per night for Double occupancy i.e. US $ 40 per person sharing the room per night.

The accommodation rates above covers bed and breakfast. The Organizing Committee have made arrangements for the meals which shall be served at the same venue throughout the tenure of the meeting from Friday, 27th to Sunday, 29th April.

Rates for the hotel accommodation have been negotiated by the Organizing Committee specially for the participants of the 73rd Session of the Supreme Council. (Same rates shall apply for family members accompanying the participants).

All participants are requested to complete the attached Participation Data Form and submit to the addresses quoted on the Form with a copy to the AFED Secretariat:

Aunali Khalfan
Hon Secretary

Participation Form (MS Word, 36KB)

CIRCULAR NO: JMT/135/12

73RD SESSION OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL OF
THE FEDERATION OF KSI JAMAATS OF AFRICA – From 27th To 29th April 2012 - ARUSHA, TANZANIA

ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

We are pleased to announce the following names of the Organizing Committee who have been appointed by Arusha Jamaat to organize the 73rd Session of the Supreme Council of the Federation of KSI Jamaats of Africa being hosted by the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaat of Arusha, which will be held at Naura Springs Hotel in Arusha from Friday 27th to Sunday 29th April 2012.

Name Email Mobile
Chairman   Rizwan Peera  rizwangap@yahoo.com 0754 312376
Secretary Tahseel Sheriff  sheriff@cybernet.co.tz 0754 312965
Treasurer Arif Bhimani arif@simbasafaris.co.tz 0784 786397
Transport Jabbir M Walli highways@cybernet.co.tz 0754 420430
Catering Dept  Mubinabbas Lalji  ijaz@hotmail.com 0782 999240
Committee Members  Mustafa Virjee mustafa@virjee.co.tz 0784 288945
Abbas Karim abbasalikarim@hotmail.com 0784 200980
Aliasgher Mukhtar  aliasgherm@hotmail.com 0718 276633
Mohammed Kazim Alwani  kazimalwani@yahoo.com 0784 361939
Mohammed A Mawji mohdmawji@gmail.com 0786 008808

 Details of the accommodation and other arrangements will be sent out soon, vide a separate Circular.

Aunali Khalfan
Hon Secretary

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