The Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania organized Maulid program to celebrate the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (s), held on the night of November 14, 2020 after salat Isha, at Bilal Center (Udowe Mosque Compound), Kariakoo, Dar es Salaam.
The two-pronged program was also to promote Interfaith with Maulid and was attended by Muslims of all Madh’ab from various parts of the Dar es Salaam Region, as well as teachers and students of Shia and Sunni madrassahs.
The program was for both ladies and gents and a record attendance of about 1,500 by Muslims from various mosques, madressahs, centres and general public were present throughout the program.
This Interfaith Maulid program was witnessed by dignitaries at the national and international level including the past President of World Federation, Alhaj Anwarali Dharamsi, Vice Chairman of Africa Federation, Alhaj Aunali Khalfan, current KSI Jamaat Chairman Alhaj Mohamedraza Dewji, the past Chairman of KSI Jamaat, Alhaj Azim Dewji, , the past Chairman of BMMT Alhaj Muslim Meghji, current BMMT Chairman Alhaj Hussein Karim, BMMT Vice Chairman Alhaj Abdulwahid Mohammed, BMMT Head of Tabligh, Sheikh Msabbah Shaban and BMMT Chief of Operations Br. Hafidh Mansour.
The program was broadcasted live on YouTube and on Facebook and viewed by over 1000 and 700 people respectively.
The occasion commenced with Tilawat of the Holy Qur’an recited by Hawzatu Bilal Temeke Teacher, Sheikh Yusufu Mlanzi and proceed with various qasida recited by the attending madrassahs which echoed the program in praise of the Holy Prophet Muhammad (s.a.w.w), 4 “Barzanji” chapters were also recited by the students.
Speeches were delivered by various speakers and Sheikhs at the event included the BMMT Chairman Alhaj Hussein Karim, Sheikh Athumani Maulid from Zanzibar, BMMT Tabligh Supervisor, Sheikh Msabbah Shaban, Sheikh Mwinyipingu (Representative of Tanzanian Mufti, Sheikh Abubakar Zubeir) and BMMT Vice Chairman Alhaj Abdulwahid Mohammed.
The Maulid program is an annual event organized by Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania at various places across in Mainland Tanzania, attracting many participants and speakers.
The Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania would like to thank all those who provided their support throughout the event, as well as sincere thanks to Alhaj Muslim Dharamsi and TRH staff, Alhaj Nooral Ain Sharif, head of Udoe Bilal Mosque and the entire Udoe team for their efforts in organizing the event successfully. Our thanks go to the Bilal Muslim Mission of Tanzania head office for their support and assistance.
The Maulid would not have been successful without the various speakers, Madressah student and the reciters.
We also wish to expresses sincere gratitude to Africa Federation for their kind support and encouragement towards this program.
BILAL MUSLIM MISSION OF TANZANIA
5th December, 2020