Uganda Muslim Council's Delegation Concludes UAE Visit, Sets Sights on Collaboration – The Ankole Times

Uganda Muslim Council’s Delegation Concludes UAE Visit, Sets Sights on Collaboration

Saturday, October 7, 2023
Uganda Muslim Supreme Council Delegation Wraps Up UAE Visit with Cooperation Plans
Ibrahim Jjunju
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UMSC Delegation Returns from UAE with Plans for Cooperation

A delegation from the Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) has returned from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) after a four-day visit. The delegation was led by Prof. Dr. Muhammadi Lubega, the national chairperson of UMSC, and included Hon. Counsel Haj Muhammad Ali Aluma, Acting Secretary-General; Dr. Asadu Ssentongo, a member of the national executive; and Mr. Abdusalaam Wamimbi from the technical team.

During their visit, they met high-ranking officials from the General Authority of Islamic Religious Affairs & Endowment in the UAE, led by H.E Dr. Sheikh Muhammad Matar Al Kaabi and Sheikh Muhammad Saeed Al Neyad.

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The discussions took place in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the UAE, and covered various topics. These included support for capital development (Awqaf) to strengthen UMSC’s services, the promotion of Dawah (Islamic propagation) within UMSC, social and economic development, improvements in UMSC health facilities, sanitation, water services, and initiatives for women and youth. Both parties have agreed to sign a memorandum of cooperation in the near future.

The visit was coordinated by H.E Zaake. W. Kibedde, the Ugandan Ambassador to the UAE, and aims to enhance cooperation between the two entities for the benefit of the Muslim community in Uganda.

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