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Latest co-curricular and extra-curricular activities taking place at across Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah’s four campuses. Includes news of Aljamea rectors, faculty, students and alumni.

UN Representatives Conduct Seminar in Aljamea Followed by Cleanup Activity

Former UN Environment Executive Director Mr Erik Solheim together with UN Champion of the Earth Advocate Afroz Shah visited Surat on Tuesday 25th June 2019 to conduct an engaging and evocative seminar for students and faculty members of the community’s principal educational institute, Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah. The program is part of the Dawoodi Bohra community’s ongoing global initiative, ‘Turning the Tide’ against Plastic Pollution which comes under the Project Rise banner and is aimed at inspiring and educating people, especially young leaders [...]

2019-06-26T08:25:32+03:00June 25th, 2019|News & Events|

920 Individuals Complete the Memorisation of the Holy Quran this Year

In what is now a long standing tradition of Aljamea’s al-Imtihān al-Sanawī (annual examinations), the huffāz (those who have committed the Holy Quran to memory in its entirety) certification ceremony was held in Raudat Tahera (the mausoleum of His Holiness Syedna Taher Saifuddin RA and Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin RA in Mumbai) as part of a series of commemorative events that mark the ʿurs mubārak (death anniversary) of His Holiness Dr Syedna Taher Saifuddin RA. […]

2019-03-27T21:08:19+03:00March 27th, 2019|News & Events|

Minister of State for Climate Change Mrs Zartaj Gul Visits Aljamea Karachi

On Saturday the 12th of January 2019 the State Minister of Pakistan for Climate Change, Mrs Zartaj Gul visited Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah, Karachi. She was welcomed by the Principal Sh Shabbir Bhai Rasheed and faculty along with select community members. […]

2019-01-12T20:10:21+03:00January 12th, 2019|News & Events|

Panchgani Field Trip

October, 2018 proved especially memorable for students of Standard Two due to their visit to Panchgani hill station in Satara district Maharashtra. Approximately 120 boys and girls together with 10 teachers undertook the three day field trip to explore and experience the rich topography and agro-industries that have become synonymous with the area. […]

2018-12-03T12:51:51+03:00December 3rd, 2018|News & Events|

Students Secure Top Spots In Archery Competition

Three students from Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah Karachi took part in a city level archery competition organised by Pakistan Customs at the Pakistan Customs ground. Twenty participants competed in the 18 metre professional category of the contest, which saw the 1st, 2nd and 4th position go to the three participants from Aljamea. The gold medal went to Murtaza Haidermota from standard 4, while the silver went to Mustafa Najmi from standard 8 and 4th position went to Moiz Haryanawala also from standard 4. [...]

2018-11-02T13:00:14+03:00November 2nd, 2018|News & Events|

From Text to Context: an Exercise in Patriotism

The students at Aljamea-tus-Saifiyah, much like the broader Dawoodi Bohra community to which they belong, hail from countries all over the world. Although unified by faith and cultural as well as religious traditions, Dawoodi Bohras are citizens of scores of different countries and are committed to the development and protection of the societies and nations they belong to. This unique trait is founded in the Prophetic tradition which not only encourages loyalty to and patriotism towards one’s country, but frames [...]

2018-08-23T14:56:59+03:00August 15th, 2018|News & Events|