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    Mihin Lanka Hosts Ifthar Meal at Wekanda Jummah Mosque

    July 17, 2014

    Mihin Lanka Sri Lanka's national low-cost carrier recently hosted an Ifthar event at the Wekanda Jummah Mosque in Colombo 02. The Ifthar provided a meal for 600 Muslims who came to break fast at the mosque after their evening prayers. The event was created by Mihin Lanka for its travel agents and regular devotees of the mosque. Those present included  A.H.M Fowzie - Minister of Urban Affairs, Nauzer Fowzie - Member of Parliament, N.M. Zameel - Director of Muslim Cultural and Religious Affairs, A.H.M Azwer - Member of Parliament, Hon Alavi Moulana - Governor of the Western Province, Nishantha Ranatunga - Chairman, Mihin Lanka, the management of Mihin Lanka, the Board of Directors of the Wekanda Mosque and the Wekanda Mosque Committee.

    Nishantha Ranatunga, Chairman of Mihin Lanka, commented on the event by saying, “We organized this event to foster an understanding of multi-religious practices and we wanted to get involved with the community at a grassroots level. We at Mihin Lanka are actively involved in providing engaging activities for our multi-faith agents and customers. Mihin Lanka is a well-known pilgrim carrier and flies to places of worship that are significant to multiple religious groups. We fly pilgrims to Gaya, Varanasi, Jakarta, Medan and we also fly Indonesian pilgrims to Colombo and Jeddah.” (SI/KH)

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