Muslim girls urged to be development agents

Director of Ashrafee Islamic Institute has urged Muslim girls to be agents of Malawi’s development.

Sheikh Saeed Ahmad Ummar, made the appeal during a get together held at Dedza main masijid.

“Muslim girls should not underrate themselves and prove to the world that they perform beyond people’s expectation,” said Ummar.

Meanwhile, Muslim girls have been advised to put much effort in their studies as they have the potential to be responsible citizens in future.

This was said this at Mama Khadija Complex during the celebration which Namwera women in Mangochi organised for four girls from the area who have been selected to different universities in the country.

Speaking with radio Islam guest of honour sister Caroline Bwanali Mussa who is also the ambassador of Malawi to Egypt said that at least nowadays there is improvement in as far as getting educated among Muslim youths is concerned but many girls are lagging behind.

“Time has come for Muslim girls to stop looking down upon themselves,” said Mussa who is also the lecturer at Malawi Polytechnic a constituent college of University of Malawi.

In her remarks the chairlady of the organising committee Halima Chilungo said that they thought of holding such function to inspire Muslim girls and parents.

The celebration which was attended by senior chief Balakasi and jalasi was held under the theme “Muslim girls on education.”

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