Darulfatwa . Hosts Moroccan Ambassador –24/08/ 2016
Darulfatwa Australia held a banquet in tribute to the Ambassador of Morocco and several ambassadors and consuls following a tour of the offices and institutions affiliated with Darulfatwa Australia, in Sydney.
The VIP banquet held yesterday Wednesday at Darulfatwa main office in Chester Hill, Sydney in honor of the Ambassador of Morocco, Mr. Muhammad Mael- ainin, hosted dignitaries including, the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Mr. Muhammad Khairat; the former Ambassador of Libya, Mr. Misbah Allafi and the High Commissioner of Brunei Darussalam, Mr. Zakaria Ahmad.
The VIP banquet served to recognize the longstanding services of the Moroccan Ambassador to the Arab and Muslim community in Australia, during his many years of residence in Canberra.
Over the years, his experience, exhaustive efforts, seniority in his diplomatic role, and his capacity to be the Amabassador to the Arab and Islamic countries, have earned him the title, Head of Arab ambassadors.
Preceding the banquet, Darulfatwa officials guided the Moroccan Ambassador on a tour of several community centers and Islamic institutions and schools affiliated with Darulfatwa in Sydney.
The tour began at Al Amanah College in Liverpool, where a number of students, teachers and administrators greeted the guests in the celebrations hall.
The school representative party exhibited educational programs, student projects, live presentations including recitations from the Qur’an and religious texts, as samples of the schools’ academic and religious achievements.The tour proceeded to Salamah Islamic College, the Muslim Community Radio studios, the Salam mosque, its associated lecture auditorium and Islamic library, adjacent to Salam Mosque in Chester Hill .
In the meantime, volunteers were preparing the luncheon, which hosted a number of sheikhs, imams, preachers, heads of associations, institutions, and Islamic centers and community school principals from Sydney and Melbourne; all of whom are Darulfatwa Australia affiliates.
Chairman of Darulfatwa Australia, his eminence Dr. Sheikh Salim Alwan opened the series of talks with a welcoming speech in which he thanked all the ambassadors for their attendance and visit to the Darulfatwa offices and their interest in witnessing the activities, teachings and publications of Darulfatwa in person.
He supplicated for the guests, wishing for them success in serving the Muslim and wider Australian community.
A video highlighting the latest achievements and activities of Darulfatwa was then exhibited, followed by a series of official talks, which began with the Moroccan ambassador, then the Egyptian ambassador, the former Libyan ambassador and the ambassador to Brunei.
They all expressed appreciation and gratitude for the warm welcome, generous hospitality, and warm reception and planning they had experienced.
They thanked Sh. Salim Alwan for this invitation and tour program, which reflected to them a clear image of the transparent and pure approach in propagating Islam advocated by Darulfatwa Australia.
In their address, they echoed the message saying, they wish all Islamic institutions in this country would follow the example and leadership of Darulfatwa, because, they said, “it is an institute of pride and honour” and concluded by supplicating for its lasting success, Allah Willing.
Following the official talks, his Eminence Dr. Sh. Salim Alwan presented all the ambassadors with gifts and a collection of valuable books and publications of Darulfatwa Australia, before proceeding to posing for official group photos.