Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin quote

Throughout 2022, His Holiness Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin met and interacted with heads of state, diplomats, local authorities and prominent citizens during his travels to different parts of the world. His interactions enhance the pride of the community and help foster warm and peaceful relations between Dawoodi Bohras and their fellow citizens.

President of Egypt

President of Egypt

His Excellency Abdul Fattah El-Sisi, President of Egypt interacts with His Holiness during his visit to Cairo for the opening ceremony of Imam Husain’s renovated sepulchre on April 27, 2022.

Governor of Mombasa County

Governor of Mombasa County

The Governor of Mombasa County His Excellency Abdulswamad Sheriff Nassir called on His Holiness at the Dawoodi Bohra community centre in Mombasa on May 12, 2022.

High Commissioner of India to Kenya

High Commissioner of India to Kenya

High Commissioner of India to Kenya, His Excellency Dr Virender Paul met His Holiness at the community’s centre in Mombasa on May 17, 2022.

Mahajanga Arrival

Mahajanga Arrival

His Holiness is received in Mahajanga by the Governor of the Mokhtar Andriatomanga region, the regional Prefect and the President of the special delegation of Mahajanga on May 18, 2022.

Mayor of Mahajanga

Mayor of Mahajanga

The Mayor of Mahajanga presents His Holiness with the Key to the City on May 19, 2022.

Prime Minister of Madagascar

Prime Minister of Madagascar

The Prime Minister of Madagascar, His Excellency Christian Louis Ntsay receives His Holiness upon his arrival at Toamasina (Tamatave) on May 22, 2022.

The Minister of Defence, Madagascar

The Minister of Defence, Madagascar

His Holiness was seen off at the airport by the Minister of Defence, His Excellency Leon Jean Richard Rakotonirina on May 25, 2022.

President of Madagascar

President of Madagascar

The President of Madagascar His Excellency Andry Rajoelina welcomed His Holiness for an interaction at the Presidential Palace in Antananarivo on May 25, 2022.

President of the Comoros

President of the Comoros

His Holiness called upon the President of the Comoros, His Excellency Azali Assoumani, who received him at the Presidential Palace Beit-Salam on June 13, 2022.

Mayor of Pamandzi, Mayotte

Mayor of Pamandzi, Mayotte

The Mayor of Pamandzi, Mr Madi Madi Souf and other government authorities welcome His Holiness upon his arrival at Marcel Henry Airport, Mayotte on June 13, 2022.

Arrival at Tanzania

Arrival at Tanzania

His Holiness was received by the Minister of Culture, Arts and Sports, the Honourable Mohamed Mchengerwa and the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr Hassan Abbasi upon his arrival at Tanzania on June 16, 2022.

President of Tanzania

President of Tanzania

The President of Tanzania, Her Excellency Mama Samia Suluhu Hassan met His Holiness at the State House in Kivukoni, Dar es Salaam on July 1, 2022.

President of Zanzibar

President of Zanzibar

His Holiness met with the President of Zanzibar and Chairman of the Revolutionary Council, His Excellency Hussein Ali Hasan Mwinyi on July 2, 2022.

Mayor of Tanga

Mayor of Tanga

His Holiness travelled to Tanga where he met and interacted with the Mayor of the city Mr Omari Guledi on July 4, 2022.

Lord Mayor of Bradford

Lord Mayor of Bradford

His Holiness hosted the Lord Mayor, Councillor Martin Love at Adam Masjid in Bradford on August 24, 2022.

Ambassador of India to the Republic of France and Principality of Monaco

Ambassador of India to the Republic of France and Principality of Monaco

Ambassador of India to the Republic of France and Principality of Monaco, His Excellency Jawed Ashraf called on His Holiness at his residence during his visit to Paris on August 28, 2022.

Crown Prince of Kuwait

Crown Prince of Kuwait

The Crown Prince of Kuwait, His Highness Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah meets His Holiness during his trip to the country on September 25, 2022.

The Acting Prime Minister, Defense Minister & Acting Interior Minister of Kuwait

The Acting Prime Minister, Defense Minister & Acting Interior Minister of Kuwait

The Acting Prime Minister, Defense Minister & Acting Interior Minister of Kuwait, His Excellency Sheikh Talal Khaled Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah interacted with His Holiness on September 26, 2022.

Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the State of Kuwait

Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the State of Kuwait

The Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the State of Kuwait Mr. Al-Manhal Al-Safi met His Holiness at the community centre in Ardiya.

The Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the State of Kuwait

The Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the State of Kuwait

The Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates to the State of Kuwait Dr Matar Hamed Hlais AlMkasafa Al Neyadi had an interaction with His Holiness at Kuwait.

Delegation from Thailand

Delegation from Thailand

Members from the Central Islamic Council of Thailand and the Islamic Committee of Thailand meet His Holiness in Bhindar, Rajasthan, India on October 27, 2022.

President of Sri Lanka

President of Sri Lanka

The President of Sri Lanka His Excellency Ranil Wickremasinghe welcomed His Holiness at the President’s residence in Colombo on December 1, 2022.

Arrival in the UAE

Arrival in the UAE

His Holiness is welcomed at Dubai Airport by Senior Officials of the Dubai Protocol Department and from the Consulate General of India on December 4, 2022.

Minister of State for Tolerance of the UAE

Minister of State for Tolerance of the UAE

Minister of State for Tolerance of the UAE, His Excellency Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan interacts with His Holiness at the community centre in Abu Dhabi on December 6, 2022.

Religious Advisor to the President of the UAE

Religious Advisor to the President of the UAE

Religious Advisor to the President of the UAE His Excellency Sheikh Ali al Hashimi interacts with His Holiness at the community centre in Abu Dhabi on December 6, 2022.

Secretary General of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi

Secretary General of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi

Her Excellency Dr Shaikha Salem al Dhaheri, Secretary General of the Environment Agency – Abu Dhabi (EAD) meets with His Holiness at his residence in Abu Dhabi where he pledged over 10,000 Mangrove Saplings in support of the Agency’s environmental initiatives.

Deputy Chief of Mission, Arab Republic of Egypt

Deputy Chief of Mission, Arab Republic of Egypt

Deputy Chief of Mission, Arab Republic of Egypt His Excellency Mohammed Mahmoud interacts with His Holiness at the community centre in Abu Dhabi.

Ambassador of India to the UAE

Ambassador of India to the UAE

Ambassador of India to the UAE His Excellency Sanjay Sudhir interacts with His Holiness at the community centre in Abu Dhabi.

Ambassador of Pakistan to the UAE

Ambassador of Pakistan to the UAE

Ambassador of Pakistan to the UAE His Excellency Faisal Tirmizi interacts with His Holiness at the community centre in Abu Dhabi.

Foreign Minister of Uganda

Foreign Minister of Uganda

Foreign Minister of Uganda His Excellency Oryem Okello met His Holiness in Abu Dhabi and invited him for a State visit to the country.

Ambassador of Uganda to the UAE

Ambassador of Uganda to the UAE

Ambassador of Uganda to the UAE His Excellency Zaake Wanume interacts with His Holiness at the community centre in Abu Dhabi.

Founder, Chairman & MD of VPS Healthcare, UAE

Founder, Chairman & MD of VPS Healthcare, UAE

Founder, Chairman & MD of VPS Healthcare Dr Shamsheer Vayalil interacts with His Holiness at the community centre in Abu Dhabi.

Chairman and MD of Lulu Group, UAE

Chairman and MD of Lulu Group, UAE

Chairman and MD of Lulu Group Mr Yusuf Ali met His Holiness at the community centre in Abu Dhabi. He fondly recalled his previous interactions with His Holiness’ respected father Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin.

Vice Chairman of Indian School and Indian Business Group, UAE

Vice Chairman of Indian School and Indian Business Group, UAE

Vice Chairman of Indian School and Indian Business Group Mr Sharad Bhandari interacts with His Holiness at the community centre in Abu Dhabi.

Arrival at Kenya

Arrival at Kenya

His Holiness was welcomed at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport by Ambassador Arthur Andambi, Director of Asia Affairs and members of the Dawoodi Bohra community.

President of Kenya

President of Kenya

The President of the Republic of Kenya His Excellency William Ruto, conferred His Holiness with the Chief of the Order of the Golden Heart, the highest civilian award of the country on December 12, 2022.

Deputy President of Kenya

Deputy President of Kenya

Deputy President of Kenya His Excellency Ragathi Gachagua joins His Holiness in a celebration at the community centre in Nairobi on December 13, 2022.