Council of Mosques - Tower Hamlets held a meeting to provide a update on the Mayors Community Faith Building Support Scheme.
More than 80 Committee Members, Trustees and Representatives from across Tower Hamlets’ Council of Mosques 46 Affiliates gathered at the London Muslim Centre on Monday 18th March 2013.
The meeting was attended by Tower Hamlets Executive Mayor, Lutfur Rahman who outlined and encouraged the delegates to take full advantage of the Faith Buildings grant along with all faith groups to enhance their institutions and and their respective environments of worship. The Mayor began by commending the work of CoM TH by stating, ‘I have great admiration and respect for this project, it is one of a kind in the country in terms of active benefit to the community, your contribution and cooperation is invaluable’. The Mayor cited the examples of CoM’s response to the riots and EDL threats in the recent past as significant and exemplary.
The Mayor also informed the gathering of the strides the council has taken in housing, education and school meals.
Other speakers were:
Mowlana Shamsul Hoque
Chair of Council of Mosques
ex-Secretary General of Council of Mosques
Abdul Aziz Sardar
Founding Chair of Council of Mosques
Mufti Abdal H. Choudhury
Senior vice chair of Council of Mosques
Secretary General of Council of Mosques