Rear Admiral Alex Burton, Commander United Kingdom Maritime Forces & Rear Admiral Surface Ships, accompanied by other Royal Navy personnel visited Al Mahdi Centre.
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 Khoja Heritage Team in Mumbai Dr. Sadiq Uttanwala, Dr. Nasreen and Asad Virani, have been interviewing seniors of the Khoja Shia as well as Ismaili communities
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.