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A.M.A. AZEEZ’S INTELLECTUAL LEGACY HAS STOOD THE TEST OF TIME BY THALIF DEEN

FORTY SECOND COMMEMORATION ARTICLE

FORTY SECOND COMMEMORATION ARTICLE Dr. A.M.A. Azeez, the legendary Principal of Zahira College, Colombo, was one of the celebrated intellectuals of his generation, who not only led the premier Muslim educational institution to new heights of excellence– both in studies and sports– but also served as a Senator and a member of the Public Service Commission (PSC) back in the ...

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Stamps commemorating Muslims of Ceylon (Sri Lanka)

Stamps commemorating Muslims of Ceylon

    Abdul Azeez Abdul A Aziz M C Abdul Cader A M A Aziz Arabi Pasha  MHM Ashroff Badiudin Mahmud Beruwela Masjid M A Bakeer Markar H S Ismail T B Jayah Sir Mohamed Macan Markar Mahmood Hazrath M C Abdul Rahman Gate Mudaliyar M S Kariapper Dr. M C M Kaleel N D H Abdul Caffoor N H ...

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My Thoughts on my dear friend Hamid Abdul Kareem By Latheef  Farook

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Two weeks ago when our dear friend Hamid Abdul Kareem came home in the night to tell me that he  had decided to go on  the Hajj pilgrimage together with his wife, I was pleased that he  has planned to  get closer to the Almighty Creator Allah. However seldom neither Hamid nor I realized that Allah was waiting to take ...

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S.H.M. JAMEEL – AN INTELLECTUAL OF OUR TIMES – By Ali Azeez

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          The sudden demise of Al-Haj Shahul Hameed Muhammad Jameel on 27th April 2015 was a great loss to the community and to myself personally. He led a well accomplished and illustrious life. His contributions as an eminent educationist, administrator, scholar, orator, researcher, archivist, writer, author, publisher et al will be remembered for a long time ...

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Mohammed Abdul Bakeer Markar : By : former Attorney General SHIBLY AZIZ PC

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As a fellow lawyer, it is indeed my privilege to say a few words about a senior and illustrious figure in the legal profession who in his time adorned the legal and political portals with equal felicity and acceptance. Deshamanya Mohammed Abdul Bakeer Markar, born in 1917, was a devoted and practicing Muslim, much loved by the Sinhalese and treated ...

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KATHI S.M. ABOOBUCKER J.P. – Muslim Leader of Jaffna – By Ali Azeez

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The Muslims had lived for many centuries in Jaffna and they were an integral part of Jaffna Society. They were traders and later dominated the hardware, lorry transport, jewellery, tailoring and meat trades. They shunned education in Christian schools for fear of being converted to Christianity. During their period the British were more tolerant and with the opening of Hindu ...

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A.M.A. AZEEZ – ARCHITECT AND FOUNDER OF THE CEYLON MUSLIM SCHOLARSHIP FUND BY A.G.A. BARRIE P.Eng.

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ARTICLE ON FORTIETH COMMEMORATION MEETING The Ceylon Muslim Scholarship Fund has rendered yeoman service to Muslim education over the last 68 years. The Architect and Founder of the CMSF was Dr. A.M.A. Azeez, eminent educationist, efficient administrator, erudite scholar, visionary and community worker. Aboobucker Mohamed Abdul Azeez was born in Vannarponnai, Jaffna on 4th October, 1911. His  education in the ...

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