The Dawoodi Bohras of Melbourne hosted the Honorable MP for Blackburn, VIC Michael Sukkar and chairperson for Mental Health Foundation, Australia, Mr Vasan Srinivasan for a cordial meet and greet at the community center.
The guests visited the construction site of the community’s masjid in Blackburn and interacted with several members of the community. Mr Sukkar took a keen interest in the masjid’s architecture, especially the beauty of the Fatimid arch that marked the entrance of the building.
Later, they paid a visit to the community school, where they were given a brief introduction to the community’s history, culture and traditions. They were also informed about the vision of His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin, the head of the Dawoodi Bohra community, to see a vibrant and prosperous worldwide community dedicated to the betterment of all humankind.
Mr Sukkar commended the various philanthropic activities conducted by the Dawoodi Bohras under the banner of ‘Project Rise’ adding that, ‘The vision of Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin enormously benefits Australia and many other parts of the world.’