To mark the death anniversary of our founder, Marhum Mulla Asgherali M M Jaffer, The Khoja Heritage Project of WF took the opportunity to speak to his son, Shaykh Abbas Jaffer, to find out more about what Marhum Mulla Asghar was like at home with his family and how he divided his time between his job as an optician, his community work and his family.
The World Federation's 4th Executive Council (ExCo) will be held in Toronto, Canada on Friday 21st and Saturday 22nd June 2019.
Join us next Friday and Saturday to learn more about the work we do and about our plans going forward. This is an opportunity for you, our community, to have your say on the work of your community organisation.
Over the course of the two days, we will be discussing various things including the role of women in our community and guidelines on leadership, as well as hearing updates from our various departments, including our humanitarian arm, WF-AID, Islamic Education and the Khoja Heritage Project.
AN OPPORTUNITY TO NETWORK
ExCo is a great opportunity to meet and network with leaders and members of the community. The President, Office Bearers and Councillors of The World Federation, as well as Office Bearers of the Regional Federations will be in attendance, and you'll be able to pitch your questions directly to the leadership teams.
Everyone is welcome to attend and meals will be provided for all attendees. If you would like to join us, please register your details.
DATE: 21 -22 June 2019
VENUE: Jaffari Community Centre,
9000 Bathurst St, Thornhill, ON
L4J 8A7, Canada
READ THE AGENDA
Throughout the course of the two-day event, you will be able to hear about our latest developments, key achievements and future plans, as well as listen to presentations on topics specifically created for this ExCo. You can read the agenda for the weekend here to find out exactly what you can expect.
JOIN IN THE CONVERSATION
If you're unable to attend, you can still follow the entire ExCo by following our social media pages. We will be sharing live updates, pictures and videos throughout the two days and sending reports at the end of each day. If you want to get involved, use #WFEXCO to share your thoughts!
In addition to ExCo, there will be a Question Time event on Thursday 20th June 2019, where you will have the chance to put your questions directly to The World Federation Office Bearers team and Regional Leaders.
We’ll be taking questions from the audience throughout the evening, whether it is to discuss topics, raise concerns, feedback on the impact of their work or highlight new matters concerning the community. Join us on Thursday 20 June at 7.15pm and have your questions ready!
The inaugural Western Indian Ocean Studies workshop entitled 'Rahe Najat (The Path of Salvation): Religious and social dynamics amongst mercantile communities of the western Indian Ocean' was hosted by the department of religious studies from 12-13 November 2015 at the Florida International University in Miami.
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