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Circular – Appointment of the Central Board of Bilal (CBB) Chairman and Secretary


Circular No: JMT/188/12


cbb_2We are pleased to announce the appointment of Alhaj Mohsin Mohamedtaki Abdullah Lalji, popularly known as Sheni to the post of Chairman of the Central Bilal Board (CBB) of Africa Federation.

Mohsin bhai was born and raised in Kigoma, where his late father, Alhaj Mohamedtaki Abdullah Lalji served as a Chairman of KSI Jamaat of Kigoma and also as Chairman of Bilal Muslim Mission, Kigoma Branch for several years. His late father devoted much of his time and resources for the services to the community and in spreading the Madha’b of Ahlul Baiyt (A.S.) in Kigoma.

Brief Profile:

Mohsin bhai is a successful businessman operating several companies in Dar es Salaam and Kigoma in Tanzania. He is a dedicated social worker following the footsteps of his late father. His services extends beyond our community, he is involved in several institutions in the country, in the field of Tableegh, Education and in National Organizations.

Mohsin bhai is currently the Chairman of Ahlulbayt Islamic Center of Kigoma. The Centre was established with the cooperation and assistance of Sheikh Abdulwahid Abeyat. The Ahlulbayt Islamic Center encompasses the Education Complex which has Aunali Nursery School, Shabbir Primary School, and Secondary School, Form 1 to From V1, imparting both, secular and religious education.

Mohsin bhai has been actively involved with Bilal Muslim Mission activities in Kigoma for the past many years. He was instrumental in bringing all the organizations to work together i.e. KSI Jamaat of Kigoma, The Bilal Muslim Mission, Kigoma Branch, Darul Huda & Islamic Center, and Ahlulbayt Islamic Center. These institutions work hand-in-glove with effective collaboration to promote the Mission’s vision, and the teaching of Ahlul Baiyt (A.S.) in Kigoma region, with good results.

Mohsin bhai has served as National Executive Committee Member of the ruling party, Chama Cha Mapinduzi from 2007 to 2012. He has also served as a Trustee on the Tanzania National Parks Board of Trustees. He served as Chairman of Mitumba Dealers Association of Tanzania. He is currently the Vice Chairman of the Tanzania Hunting and Outfitters Association and Vice Chairman of the Tanzania Professional Hunters Association.

 Alhaj Inayat Alidina is appointed as Secretary of the Central Bilal Board (CBB)

cbb_3We are also pleased to announce the appointment of Alhaj Inayat Alidina as Secretary of the Central Bilal Board (CBB). Inayat bhai has served as Hon. Secretary of Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania from 1998 to 2003. He has also been the Executive Secretary of Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania, based at the Head Quarters in Dar es Salaam. Inayat bhai’s services to the community goes back to many years, he served as the Hon. Secretary of the Central Medical Board (CMB) of Dar es Salaam Jamaat and also of the Central Health Board (CHB) of Africa Federation.

Between 1992 and 1996, Inayat bhai was the Hon. Secretary and Hon. Treasurer of Husseini Madressah Boys Section, under KSI Jamaat of Dar es Salaam.

Inayat bhai is a successful businessman and presently operates his own business enterprise in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. He brings with him vast experience and knowledge in the administration and management, having keen interest in the Tableegh activities, and passion in developing a sound management and operating systems in Bilal Muslim Mission.

Insha’allah through the guidance, support and direction of the CBB under the newly appointed Chairman and Hon. Secretary, Bilal Muslim Mission will be able to develop further in delivering to the Mission’s vision and goals.

The Chairman, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi and the Office Bearers of Africa Federation extend their heartiest congratulations and best wishes to Alhaj Mohsin bhai and Alhaj Inayat bhai on their appointments and we pray for their good health, tawfeeqat and every success in serving the Mission and in its development.

Aunali Khalfan
Hon Secretary