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Book Launch - Reminiscences of Azaria Nufail

The book titled “Reminiscences of Azaria Nufail” will be launched on Saturday 23rd of July at 7.00 p.m, at Auburn Town hall.

This book is a compilation of articles written by about 45 people from various parts of the world and the book is not for sale and for private distribution among family and friends only.

The Consul General of Sri Lanka Mr. P.D. Fernando will be the guest of honour on the occasion and the following are billed to address the gathering:

Welcome Address by Dr. Mohamed Anzar - Secretary, ALMA
Dr. Basil Goonewardene – Retd. Surgeon Commodore of Sri Lanka Navy
Ms. Dushanthy Gunanathan – Parramatta District Public Prosecutor
Nizar Sappideen – Former President ALMA & SLAMA
Zaffar Rizvi – Year 11 student
Nawaz Vilcassim – Former Crown Counsel (Sri Lanka) & Retd. Managing Director of DBS Bank Singapore.

The organising committee has also made arrangements to Live Stream the event via this website (www.alma.org.au) from 7.00PM onwards.

Light refreshments will be served after the launch.

 

Events & Activities
Eid-ul-Fitr Dinner function July 2016

ALMA had its annual Eid-ul-Fitr Dinner which also contained a segment of ACEP Ramadan competition prize giving as well. This function was attended by a sold-out record crowd of this nature ALMA ever had. It had several activities including trivia and kids games which kept all attendees fully engaged throughout the program.

 

 
Edul Fithr July 2016

Alhamdulillah, ALMA had a great Eid Celebration on 6 July 2016 at Turkish Mosque (Youth Centre) in Auburn. A large number of people attended for prayers and thereafter everyone exchanged salams and greetings with each other.

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Ifthar function June 2016

On the invitation of the leader of the opposition (Parliament of NSW) and MP for Auburn, Hon Luke Foley, ALMA’s liaison officer Abdul Gafoor attended an Iftar function on 17th June 2016. Number of dignitaries including Grand Mufti of Australia, state and federal politicians, Islamic scholars, community leaders, leading school principals were among the invited guests.

 
Ramadan 2016

ALMA had its first (of the four) Ifthars this Ramadan on 11th June 2016 at Auburn Town Hall. Alhamdulillah, over 400 people were estimated to be present. An inspiring speech was delivered by Zac Matthews (Dr Zachariah Matthews) soon after Magrib prayers.

ALMA had the opportunity to launch the much awaited JANAZA fund and introduce the Janaza Subcommittee on that night. Alhamdulillah, over 75 family and individual members were signed up for this programme immediately. Members were also generous enough to contribute to the annual dry-rations project - the funds of which will be sent to Sri Lanka and distributed among poor and needy families in various parts of Sri Lanka next week Insha Allah.