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ACJU Online Newsletter: Vol. 1 Issue No. 20
22 Muharram 1437 / 05 November 2015
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Introducing ACJU (Part IV) - Council for Cooperation and Coordination (CCC)  
Furthering the ACJU's role in community service, this committee focuses on humanitarian values and exists to foster and grow the unity and co-existence the Muslim and non-Muslim community has enjoyed for over a thousand years. The committee brings together various actors in the community including Da'wah Organizations and the Tharīqās (sects), within the Islamic principles, as well as the non-Islamic communities, by taking effective steps to create and promote mutual understanding, unity, peace, cooperation, and peaceful co-existence.

In its broader mandate the CCC focuses on fostering intercommunity relations by means of dialogue, discussion and conventions, providing guidance to the public on harmony and co-existence through the Friday (Jumu'ah) Sermons, supporting Schools and Universities in building social unity, and supporting the propaganda unit in creating and issuing publications.

Going forward, the CCC seeks to establish representative committees at Masjid level; comprising Masjid and ACJU representatives, Aalims of Islamic Organizations, Professionals, Intellectuals, Journalists and Social workers. The same idea is to be carried out at the National and International Level with committees to be established comprising key members of the Community. The committee intends to draw on the collective guidance and advice of these committees when planning and implementing strategic action.


Ash Sheikh Abdur Rahmaan is the Coordinator for the ACJU Council for Cooperation and Coordination. He could be contacted via  E Mail: abdurrahman@acju.lk or via the Hotline 0117 490 490. 
Abu Ad-Dardh (Radhiyallahu Anhunarrated that the Rasulullah (ﷺ) said:
"Nothing is placed on the Scale that is heavier than good character. Indeed the person with good character will have attained the rank of the person of fasting and prayer."
Jami` at-Tirmidhi


Who are the Ashara Mubashara (The Ten Sahabah who were promised Paradise)?
1. Abu Bakr (Radhiyallahu Anhu)
2. Umar (Radhiyallahu Anhu)
3. Uthman (Radhiyallahu Anhu)
4. Ali (Radhiyallahu Anhu)
5. Talha (Radhiyallahu Anhu)
6. Zubayr (Radhiyallahu Anhu)
7. Abdurrahman ibn Awf (Radhiyallahu Anhu)
8. Sa'd (Radhiyallahu Anhu)
9. Said ibn Zayd (Radhiyallahu Anhu)
10. Abu Ubayy (Radhiyallahu Anhu)


A 2 Day Training on Azaan for Muazzins of Masjids in Aluthkada Masjid Federation was conducted by the ACJU Propagation Division, at the ACJU Head office on the 31st October and 1st of November.

A 2 Day workshop was conducted for Maktab Center Muawins at the ACJU Head office on the 29th and 30th of November.

A Seminar on the Subject Mathematics was organized by the ACJU Education Division for O/L Students of St. Sebastian Muslim College Col. 12 on the 31st of October.

ACJU District
 Branch of Kurunegala organized a Special Conference for the Ulama on the 31st of October in Kurunegala. 

04th November 2015 - Media Release by the ACJU Social Services Division in Tamil on " Dua for Good Weather". Link

04th November 2015 - Media Release by the ACJU Ulama Affairs Division in Tamil on "Request for Senior Ulama Details". Link
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