Muslim Ladies Study Circle celebrates 50 years


Muslim Ladies Study Circle celebrated its Golden Jubilee at Hotel Ramada on Tuesday (28 June) presided over by the president Ameena  Musthapha.

Mustapha who has been unanimously re-elected as President at the 50th AGM, in her address elaborated the services rendered by the Vocational Education Centre certified by the Vocational Education Commission to provide education in all three mediums, open to all communities and determined to continue further with new trends.

 She said, “This organisation has devoted to extend a helping hand to backward groups of society and has been rendering services to women by providing them technical course training according to their talent and ability to keep them gainfully employed. Our efforts are to educate women from the poorer sectors of society.  In order for these women to be self-supportive and to stand on their feet, the Muslim Ladies’ Study Circle is working round the clock.”

She also said, resource personnel expertise are entrusted to the Vocational Training Centre in Colombo in different courses such as dress making, machine embroidery, computer, beauty culture and teaching the English language. The Vocational Training Centres function  in rural areas such as Kahatovita, Warakapola, Panadura, Galle, Weligama, D.R. Wijewardene Mawatha Colombo, and Dehiwela-Kalubowila and is engaged in  other humanitarian activities as well.

The following were elected forr 2022/23:  Shinaz Careem (Vice President), Fathima R. Ismail (Secretary), Salva Caffoor (Treasurer), Fyroosa Ismail (Asst. Treasurer) and Raina Cader (Chairperson of events). 

Winners of the social art and cultural competitions organised to mark the Golden Jubilee were presented with gifts and Awards.

By M.A.P. Deen (Ampara)