Soekarno Ousmand re-elected President, Sri Lanka Malay Association | Sunday Observer

Soekarno Ousmand re-elected President, Sri Lanka Malay Association

The 98th Annual General Meeting of the Sri Lanka Malay Association was held on Sunday July 26, 2020 at the Padang, Colombo 2 among a large gathering of members.

Soekarno Tunku Ousmand was re-elected President for the second consecutive year.

The SLMA, the premier Malay organisation in the country established in 1922, has continued to focus on enhancing the Sri Lankan Malay cultural values, serving the less-fortunate, documenting and archiving historical records of the Malay community, and building strong bonds of friendship among all Sri Lankans.

The institution organises annual cultural events such as the popular Pesta Melayu and the Pasar Malam. The SLMA also reaches out to the rural communities by building safe drinking water facilities in the dry zone areas, and distributing school books and accessories annually, and scholarship presentation for needy children.

The following members were elected to serve in the General Council for the period 2020-21:

Patron: Al Haj T.E.J. Cuttilan

Vice Patrons:

Brig T M Bohoran, Kalakeerthi Kartini Mohamed, Hajiani Fazeela Cuttilan, Sdr Branu Rahim, Sdri Indra Saldin, Sdr Thalip F Iyne, Sdr B.M.N.Jurangpathy, Al Haj Tuan Z Assen, Sdr Mashood Ahamat, Sdr T Y Raheem, Sdr Sandy Musafer, Sdr Rohan Musafer, SdrThaj Sariffo`deen, Sdr Ramalee Adjumain and Sdr Uvaiz Samsudeen

President – Sdr Soekarno Ousmand

Immediate Past President – Sdr Taslim Rahaman

Vice Presidents

Al Haj Iqram Cuttilan, Sdr Thaj Lantra, Sdri Shanaz Bohoran, Sdri Malrene Lantra, Sdr Irfan Allang, Sdr Hussain Jayah, Sdr Tarik Booso, Sdr Rilwan Lantra, Sdr Ibnusha Ally and HajianiInaya Ahamat

Hony. Gen Secretary – Sdri Mareena Azoor / Hony. Asst Secretary – Sdri Niameth Raheem

Hony. Treasurer –Sdri Diana Rahaman / Hony. Asst Treasurer – Sdr Adhil Khasim

Social Services Committee

Chairperson - Sdri Sandra Sourjah/ Secretary - Sdri Mersumi Majid

Religious Affairs and Janaza Fund Committee

Chairperson - Sdri Zaheeda Ousmand / Secretary–Sdri Farah Majid

Women’s Affairs Committee

Chairperson - Sdri Razeena Rahaman / Secretary - Sdri Shahana Dole

Literary and Cultural Affairs Committee

Chairperson - Sdri Zeenia Camball Secretary - Sdr Izvan Ahamat

Research, Documentation study and Communications Committee

Chairperson - Sdri Mahina Bongso/ Secretary –Sdri Ferozeya Jumat

Committee

Sdri Hazeleen Cuttilan, Sdri Sabrina Jayah, Sdri Hashmareen Bangsajayah, Sdr Yaseen Samath, Sdri ShihaniJayah, Sdri Binthan Rahman, Sdri Shalima Samidon, Sdri Marlene Dole, Sdr Akbar Samidon and Sdri Fazlin Borham

Ex-Officio

President(CMCC) – Sdr Rizwan Badoordeen

Club Captain (CMCC) – Sdr Rinaldin Rahaman

Hony General Secretary(CMCC) – Sdr Roshan Allang

Hony Secretary -Ground and Pavilion(CMCC) – Sdr T.J. Packeerally

President (SLMA Rupee Fund) – Al Haj A.R. Pallie

Hony General Secretary (SLMA Rupee Fund) – Sdr Haroon Musafer

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