Muslim Personalities

Contribution of T.B.Jayah to Sri Lanka-Pakistan relations By Gitanjali Marcelline/

T.B.Jayah-right-signs-the-trade-agreement-with-Pakistan Colombo, February 23: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is expected to sign a number of MoUs with Sri Lanka on trade and investment during his sojourn here on February 23 and 24. The MoUs are expected to revive the long languishing economic relations between the two countries. The current level of bilateral trade is US$ 460 million but the …

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Alavi Moulana – ‘People’s Governor’ remembered on January 1

Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa called the late Alavi Moulana as People’s Governor in appreciation of his dedicated services to the common man. His 89th birth anniversary falls on January 1. Moulana passed away five years ago and left a vacuum, which was never filled by subsequent leaders of the Muslim community. Still many think that his presence at this time …

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Respected Islamic scholar Dr M.A.M.Shukry Left a legacy for next generation

Dr M.A.M Shukry By Latheef Farook Around mid-1970s respected Sri Lankan Islamic scholar Dr M.A.M.Shukry spoke on the significance of Ramadan at an Ifthar party organized by the Muslim Majlis of Law College. He dealt with every aspect of Ramadan, from modern point of view, citing verses from Holy Quran in Arabic providing English translation. It was a very enlightening …

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