The Board of Trustees of the Khoja Shia Ithna-Asheri Jamaat of Kampala together with the Executive Committee honoured Alhaj Hussein bhai Merchant for his dedication, support and services to the Jamaat. At a ceremony held on 19th March 2022, the Jamaat presented Hussein bhai with An Appreciation Award.
The function was attended by Ayatullah Syed Muntazir Mehdi Rizvi, the Africa Federation Chairman Alhaj Shabir Najafi, Resident Alim Syed Zaigham Abbas Zaidi, members of the Board of Trustees, Executive Committee and members of the Jamaat.
Murrabi Hussein bhai has a special passion for the community which he has demonstrated over the years in the Community works that he undertakes zealously.
The KSIJ Kampala’s Board of Trustees felt honored to appreciate Hussein bhai a lover of Ahlulbayt (‘A) who always ensures the Jamaat has a reciter for every occasion throughout the year.
Hussein bhai from his young age has been providing services to the Community in whichever place he has resided.
Below are few of the positions he has held during the past few years
1988 – 1990: President – KSI Lubumbashi Jamaat
2004 – 2006: Committee Member – KSI Kampala Jamaat
2006 – 2008: Assistant Mukhi – KSI Kampala Jamaat
2008 – 2010: Mukhi – KSI Kampala Jamaat
2010 – 2014: President – KSI Kampala Jamaat
2016 – 2020: Mukhi – KSI Kampala Jamaat
2020 to date: Trustee – KSI Kampala Jamaat
The Community in Kampala has witnessed many of its major projects being handled by Hussein bhai and his committee with utmost commitment, the fruits of which the Jamaats members are enjoying today.
We pray to Allah (swt) to grant Hussein bhai a long and healthy life through blessings of Ahlulbayt (‘A). Ameen.
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KSIJ – Kampala