The Council of European Jamaats – Ramadhan Edition

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Ramadhan Mubarak from the President of CoEJ

السلام عليكم ورحمة الله وبركاته

It is my pleasure to extend warmest greetings and good wishes to all of you. The holy month of blessings is with us again. It is indeed only due to the mercy of Allah (SWT) we have been fortunate enough to be granted the virtues of Ramadhan.

I pray that Almighty Allah (SWT) rewards each and every one of us for our good deeds, hard work and generosity, and that He keeps us all in the best of health and the highest state of emaan. I also pray that Allah (SWT) continues to grant us the ability to serve humanity for His pleasure and blessings, aameen.

This year we are seeking support from our members and supporters for their generous contributions to WF-AID Ramadhan Relief by helping deserving widows, orphans, and families in several countries across the world.

As a result of living in some of the most deprived communities across these regions, many people are forced to live off what they can find on a day-to-day basis – consequently, causing many to suffer from malnutrition.

In our current climate refugees are subject to severe economical, societal and cultural challenges. Your generosity allows those most in need to receive vital aid and support. Deprivation of food and shelter is never acceptable, a message that is repeatedly echoed in this holy month. Alleviation of poverty amongst all of mankind is a primary obligation in Islam. “A person is either your brother in faith, or your equal in humanity” Imam Ali (AS).

Ramadhan is also a time to remember our brothers and sisters all over the world who have been adversely affected and are facing immense difficulties and hardship. We offer special prayers to Allah (SWT) to alleviate their suffering and grant them relief.

May the Most Merciful and the Most Kind give us the strength to continue working to help those less fortunate than ourselves. May He also keep us all on a safe and steady path, accept our fasts, supplications and ibaadah and forgive all our sins, aameen.

Allah’s mercy and blessings be with you all. Ramadhan Kareem

Warmest regards and best wishes,

Salim Rehmatullah
President of CoEJ

Second CoEJ ECM for the Term 2021 – 2024

Left to Right: Br. Murtaza Kanana (VP), Br. Farhan Jamal (Asst. Sec General),
Br. Mohammed Ali Muraj (Hon. Treasurer), Sr. Sabira Lakha (Sec General),
Br. Salim Rehemtulla (President), Br. Naïme Vally ( Asst. Treasurer).


The Council of European Jamaats held its Executive Council Meeting on Saturday 26 March 2022 at Ali Reza Islamic Centre, Essex. The Council was truly grateful for the gracious hospitality provided by Essex Jamaat at their beautiful new centre.

The hybrid meeting was attended by Councillors, 10 Board Leads and esteem guests. The meeting was also attended by the Secretary General of the World Federation – he was very supportive of the work showcased and complimentary of the collaborative working relationship.

Masha’Allah, the Council had the opportunity to consider and approve two Capital Projects:

  1. MKSI of Leicester
  1. Hujjat Islamic Centre

Alhamdulillah, it was a fruitful meeting, giving an opportunity for the Board Leads to present their vision and plans for the year 2022:

  1. Head of Islamic Cultural Affairs Board – Sheikh Nuru Mohammed
  2. Head of Health Improvement Board – Br Husein Jiwa
  3. Head of Spiritual Academies Network Board – Br Sajjad Govani
  4. Head of Hilal Board – Br Husein Jiwa
  5. Head of Marriage Board – Sr Saima Rehmatullah
  6. Head of Seniors Board – Br Husein Jiwa
  7. Head of Sports Board – Br Abbas Merali
  8. Head of Capacity Building Board – Br Sarfraz Jeraj
  9. Head of Women Board – Sr Raihana Mawjee
  10. Head of Mediation Board – Br Sarfraz Jeraj
  11. Head of Economic Upliftment Board – Br Habib Datoo
  12. Head of Education Board – Br Riyaz Kaba
  13. Head of Hajj Board (EHM) – Br Salim Rehmatullah

After the presentations one of the speakers who was invited to speak on behalf of the Mental Health projects, went on to social media thanking the Mental Health and Wellbeing board for giving her the opportunity to speak at the Executive Council Meeting.

KSIMC of Birmingham wins the Best Community Organisation Award

KSIMC of Birmingham Announcement

We are pleased to inform you that we won the best Community Organization Award at the 10th Community Inspiring Awards 2022 held yesterday.

The Al Abbas Islamic Centre in Birmingham was the first mosque in the UK to roll out the Covid-19 Vaccination Programme, run by Masters Pharmacy.

Our Resident Alim Sheikh Nuru Mohammed attended the event and received the award on behalf of the Centre.

Mosque Attach in Peshawar – Pakistan Statement from the
Office of Ayatollah Sayyid al-Sistani

In the Name of God, the Most Beneficent, the Most Merciful“Indeed we belong to God, and indeed to Him we will return” – Quran 2:165Brother and sisters in faith of Peshawar, Pakistan (may God exalt their status)Peace, mercy, and blessings of God be upon you.The painful tragedy that occurred today during Friday prayers at the Kucha Risaldar Mosque, which resulted in the martyrdom and injury of a large number of innocent worshipers, is cause for great sadness and sorrow. As we extend our condolences to you, dear loved ones, and the bereaved families, we ask God for patience and solace for all, and that He grant the wounded a speedy recovery and raise the ranks of the martyrs of this painful event. The Islamic seminary in Najaf and the supreme Shiite authority denounce this horrific crime that targeted the unity of Muslims and strongly urge the government of Pakistan to devise ways to protect the oppressed in the face of the tyranny and crimes of terrorist groups. Moreover, it is necessary that preventive measures are implemented in this regard to safeguard their religious gatherings from being subjected to such violent and brutal attacks by ruthless extremist groups.We ask God, the Exalted, the Almighty that the esteemed people of Pakistan remain honored and respected.Office of al-Sayyid al-Sistani – The Holy City of Najaf30 Rajab 1443 A.H. (4th March, 2022)

Wessex Jamaat Executive Committee for the Term 2022-2024

Many congratulations and may the Almighty grant barakah to the incoming team!
The Executive Committee for the 2022-2024 term is as follows:President                       Br Miqdad MasterVice President                 Br Mahmood HoodaHon. Secretary               Br Mohamedabbas JafferHon. Treasurer               Sr Zahra Asharia-RamaniGeneral Committee Member         Br Mohammed Raza KanjiCo-opted Member         Sr Nazznin Hooda (Chairlady)Co-opted Member         Br Mohammed Hassan Bhanji
InshaAllah the new term shall commence on 24th April 2022. We congratulate the new office bearers and pray to Almighty Allah to give them the strength and tenacity to serve the community, in worship to The Almighty.With du’asSecretariat | Wessex Jamaat

KSIMC of Birmingham Jamaat Executive Committee for the Term 2022-2024

Many congratulations and may the Almighty grant barakah to the incoming team!

The Executive Committee for the Term 2022-2024 is delighted to announce the following appointments to the Executive Committee:

Muslim Khoja

Vice President
Tawfiq Jivraj

Secretary General:
Ismat A Ramji

Deputy Secretary General:
Hasnain Bandali

Haider Hudda

Arif Railey

Head of Education Department:
Irfan Janmohamed

Electoral Commissioner: 
Qarrar Somji

Committee Members :
Hussain Jaffer
Dr Mubarak
Fatim Bandali
Syed Naqvi

Chair of Building Committee:
Shaheed Fazal

The New Qaza Application

Salams everyone!

Here is the new application, Qaza, created by Rohid JETHA, the founder of Namaz app. (Devpool Company)

The Qaza application will help you:
– Fulfill your salaats
– Track your salaats
– Track your fasts during the month of Ramadan
– See the number of Qazas you have
– Help you reduce your Qazas by offering smart suggestions
– Cloud synchronization
– Share your Qazas with friends
– Complete your salaats from the Namaz & Today application
– Create a family and see their Qazas (Coming soon)

📲Download link for iOS and Android: click here