The 39th Annual NASIMCO Conference and elections of the new executive team were held on June 15, 2019. This year's conference was hosted by the SIJNY community in Long Island, New York. The proceedings included an enlightening sermon delivered by Syed Mohammed Rizvi, a recap of finances from the last year, as well as the handover from our previous team. We thank Br. Razak Damani and his team for their efforts in serving NASIMCO, may the Almighty accept all our efforts.
NASIMCO in collaboration with The World Federation launched the first ever, North American Muballigheen Seminar. Pertinent topics including spiritual challenges, developing strategies to face these challenges, and discuss goals to further tableegh around North America were discussed at the seminar amongst scholars and attendees.READ MORE
NASIMCO Welcomes New Member Jamaats
As of the conference, NASIMCO has added three new member jamaats. Totalling 25 jamaats in North America. We would like to welcome the following jamaats to NASIMCO:
Dar-e-Zehra of Ohio
Jaffery Union of North East Ohio
Hussaini Association of Saskatoon (H.A.S.)
H.A.S. Open House
On June 30th, the Hussaini Association of Saskatoon hosted an open house welcoming all members of the Saskatoon community! The guests came from nearby churches, schools, synagogues, temples, and various different backgrounds. Together, the hosts and their guests bonded over refreshments and conversations, creating ties that we pray will last a life-time!
On June 14-17th, ladies from around North America gathered at the Ecology Retreat Centre in Ontario for the Az-Zahra Ladies Retreat. The weekend consisted of yoga, swimming, hiking, popcorn prayers, and much more! Our thanks goes to Sr. Masuma Jaffer from London, Sr. Sukaina Alibhai and yoga instructor, Sr. Rebecca Zaidi for being a part of this relaxing, rejuvenating weekend.
Meet Your Team
AUNALI WALJI: Tier 5 Councillor
EBRAHIM REHMTULLA: Executive Councillor
HABIB M. HABIB: Hon. Secretary General
ARIF JACKSI: President
GULAMABBAS NAJAFI: Vice President
SHOKAT KERMALLI: Hon. Treasurer
SAAMIYA PIRBHAI: Executive Councillor
DR. SUKAINA KHAN: Executive Councillor
KAZIM MEHDI: Tier 2 Councillor
INAYAT WALLI: Tier 4 Councillor
MOHAMEDALLY SHERALI: Executive Councillor
KAZIM PIRMOHAMED: Tier 3 Councillor
Photograph above, the 2019-2022 NASIMCO Office Bearers
World Federation ExCo
Special thanks to ISIJ of Toronto, Canada for hosting the WF ExCo for the 2017-2020 term. The full report for Day 1 and Day 2 of the ExCo can be found in the links provided. President of World Federation, Al-Hajj Anwer Dharamsi addressed the ExCo guests giving insight to both, current and future objectives. In his delivery, he said:
"I wish to remind our community to build bridges of friendship, goodwill, and cooperation with other religions and sects, whereby collectively, we can achieve a lot of goodwill."
hosted by the ISIJ community. On June 28th-July 1, families from around the nation gathered together in Toronto, Canada to support their loved ones as they participated in community wide sports activities. Pictures from the festival can be found here.
In preparations for the next festival, please complete this survey with your feedback!
Girls and boys from grade 7-12 are invited to Camp Aspire at the Camp Potlach Sunshine Coast, B.C. For more information and to register your child or to register as a counsellor, CLICK HERE.
Donations are welcome to aid as a supplement for our children! The core values highlighted by the organizing team consist of infusing Islam into our day-to-day lives by following the guidance of the Ahlul-Bayt, The Holy Qur'an and our scholars. The program focuses on concept of "Living Islam" - an approach which focuses on developing an appreciation of God’s creation, a sense of relevance of faith in our lives and an immersive Islam where being Muslim is a natural feeling.
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