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ACJU regrets the misinformation carried out by certain sections of the media on the statement made in Riyadh
The All Ceylon Jamiyyathul Ulama (ACJU) regrets the misinformation carried out by certain sections of the media on the statement made in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia by our leader Al Sheik Rizwe Mufti. Nowhere did Al Sheik Rizwe Mufti call for the demolition or relocation of the Mosque in Dambulla, nor does the All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ulama subscribe to such thought. Read the rest of this entry »
A request from the All Ceylon Jamiyathul Ulama:Muslims of this country are deeply worried over the recent incident took place in Dambulla in which a gang stormed the Jumma Mosque of Dambulla and damaged the place on 20 April, Friday. Muslims along with peace loving citizens of Sri Lanka are fretful if this incident would negatively impact the reconciliation that has started to sprout among communities since recently. Read the rest of this entry »
Sri Lanka’s third Halal product exhibition and trade fair will be held in Galadari Hotel Colombo on the 19th & 20th of February 2012. This event is held with the intention of enhancing Halal Awareness among local and foreign, Muslims and non-Muslims. By attending this event you can get to know not only about Halal foods but also about Halal Travel and Tourism, and Halal Leisure and Lifestyle Read the rest of this entry »
Sri Lanka is the only non-Muslim, country which allows broadcasting of Azam-Call for Prayers – daily in the national radio, said Al Haj. A.H.M. Azwer, Member of Parliament. He was addressing the Opening Sessions of the world Muslim Congress Conference at Hotel Ramada recently Azwer said a united and concerted effort must be made by the World Muslim and Arab countries to thwart the conspiracies hatched by the so-called super powers to decimate Muslim countries and to eliminate world Muslim leadership. This can be dangerous to other countries in the region. Read the rest of this entry »
The significance of consulting religious leaders in efforts to foster co-existence among communities as well as in development was stressed at a discussion between representatives of the Congress of Religions and President Mahinda Rajapaksa at Temple Trees, Tuesday(8).
The talks focused on working out a home-grown resolution to the North and East, convening religious leaders in those areas and holding discussions with them, initiating an appropriate program to foster harmony among communities with the help of religious leaders, Read the rest of this entry »
Zulfath Saheed: Sri Lanka’s Islamic finance sector, ideally positioned between capital flows of the Middle East and East Asia, has the potential to become an Islamic finance hub, particularly for the South Asian region, said an industry official.“What Hong Kong is to China, Sri Lanka can be to India, Pakistan and Bangladesh in terms of the (Islamic) banking hub,” said Reyaz Mihular, partner at KPMG Ford, Rhodes, Thornton & Co. Read the rest of this entry »
The month of October is historic for the Northern Muslims of Sri Lanka – on this day, in 1990, the Tamil Tigers completed forcibly eviction of Northern Muslims from Northern districts of Sri Lanka – Jaffna, Kilinochchi, Mullaithivu, Mannar and Vavuniya. Today, the lives of these Muslims, who have been displaced for 21 years, they commemorate 21 Black October.
The northern Muslims who were forcibly evicted by the LTTE complete 21 years as IDPs today. Black October is an unforgettable part of Sri lankan Muslim history. Read the rest of this entry »