This story was reported by Khaleej Times on 4th December 2022
The Bohra Islamic Cultural Complex at Mohammed bin Zayed city was packed to capacity on Sunday 4th, December, as thousands of Dawoodi Bohra community members, along with government officials, diplomats and ambassadors, gathered to welcome Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin to Abu Dhabi.
Syedna Saifuddin arrived from Colombo, Sri Lanka, at Dubai International Airport, from where he was escorted to Abu Dhabi. He was warmly received by Senior officials of the Dubai Protocol dept and Mr Ram Kumar deputy Consul General from the Indian Consulate and senior officials from the Dawoodi Bohra community in the UAE.
Kinana Jamaluddin, the President of the Dawoodi Bohra community in the UAE, said, “The community in Abu Dhabi and other Emirates are brimming with joy on the arrival of Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin. Various socio-cultural programmes have been planned during Syedna’s stay in the city.”
“We’re grateful to the Rulers, government officials and police authorities for their continuous support and cooperation during his visit and ensuring a comfortable stay for all our guests,” he added.
The Dawoodi Bohra Muslim Community in Abu Dhabi is primarily engaged in business, and also includes highly qualified and experienced professionals employed in different sectors including education, medical sciences, information technology, accounting, engineering and the oil and gas industry.