Category Archives: Houston

MAYOR TURNER RECOGNISES COMMUNITY’S EFFORTS TO ELIMINATE WASTE

Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner was welcomed by Prince Malekulashtar Shujauddin on his visit to the city’s Dawoodi Bohra masjid complex on July 22, 2019 to recognise the community’s commitment to end food waste and foster environmental sustainability initiatives. U.S. Congresswoman Sylvia Garcia and Texas State Representative Gina Calanni joined the mayor at the community’s annual…

OVER 2000 PEOPLE CELEBRATE THE TRADITION OF IFTĀR IN HOUSTON

For the past 20 years, Houstonians of all background come together to rejoice in the tradition of iftār in the fourth largest metropolis of the USA. ‘This event is organised by an untiring group of volunteers including Muslims and non-Muslims, women and men, old and young, professionals and businesspersons,’ said Muhammad Saeed Sheikh, Coordinator of the event….

BOHRAS IN HOUSTON DISTRIBUTE FOOD PACKETS TO FEDERAL EMPLOYEES AT BUSH INTERCONTINENTAL AIRPORT

Houston. A collective sigh of relief was let out Friday while unpaid federal workers were in line for free food at Bush Intercontinental Airport. The American Federation of Government Employees District 10 partnered with the Dawoodi Bohra Muslim community and Houston Airport Systems to provide hundreds of meals. A total of 300 employees were handed…

MAYOR TURNER STANDS UP FOR UNITY AT EID CELEBRATION WITH DAWOODI BOHRAS

PR Newswire. Mayor Sylvester Turner celebrated Eid al-Fitr, the festival that marks the end of Ramadan at a Dawoodi Bohra masjid (mosque) on Monday. The mayor has a warm relationship with this Muslim community that became even stronger during Hurricane Harvey, when the masjid kitchens prepared and delivered over 10,000 hot meals to the evacuees…