Author Archives: Burhanuddin Qutbi

Towards a green community

Certainly, it might not be a wonder to see various fruits and vegetables grow amid the rugged terrain of the Sultanate of Oman but such initiatives, to convert the mountains into vast vegetation, are quite less.

Notwithstanding the fact that there have been many such initiatives around, a global community with strong, proactive presence in Oman is making headway supporting national initiatives in converting the arid mountainous region into a green haven.

The Dawoodi Bohra community in Oman has initiated a ‘Green Project’ by planting saplings in and around their community centre in Darsait, in commemoration of World Environment Day which falls on June 5 every year.

Inaugural Edition of International Professionals’ Convention

Dawoodi Bohra community members from around the world participated in the first edition of International Professionals’ Convention 2022 on 21st May. Nearly 120 participants registered for the first session titled ‘Quest for Excellence’ which included topics on continual learning, professionalism and cybersecurity.

Rich tributes pour in for UAE’s pioneering educationist Zainab Tahir who died in India

Dubai: Rich tributes have been pouring in for Zainab Abdul Hussain Taher, 85, one of the pioneering educators in the UAE who passed away in India.

Founder director and founder principal of Arab Unity School (AUS), Taher passed away on Monday, May 2, in her hometown Mumbai in India, the school said in a message posted on social media on Thursday.

Syedna Saifuddin’s Contribution to the Preservation of Fatimid Heritage in Egypt

On Wednesday April 27 2022, Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin joined President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi for the inauguration of the extensively renovated al-Husain Mosque and the shrine of al-Imam al-Husain. Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin renovated the holy sepulchre, adorning it with gold and silver. The original sepulchre was built by the 51st al-Dai al-Mutlaq His Holiness Syedna Taher…

President El-Sisi and Syedna Saifuddin Deliver Addresses During Inauguration of Imam Husain’s Shrine in Cairo

His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin delivered an address in Arabic during the inauguration of the renovated al-Husain Mosque and the blessed shrine of Imam Husain in Cairo, Egypt. Below is an English rendering of his entire address: Address delivered by His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin All praise is to Allah and salaams upon His chosen…

Planting Trees for a Green Canopy

GREEN-FINGERED members of one of the kingdom’s longest-standing communities with expatriate roots have been busy gathering to dig in an array of shrubbery and trees to further beautify Bahrain and raise awareness about protecting the environment.

The Dawoodi Bohra community recently joined hands with the Lions Club of Riffa to plant a variety of different species of greenery in Salmaniya Garden, including Morenga trees, Neem trees and Bougainvillea shrubs, with the backing of the Capital Municipality.