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Eid al-Fitr is on Thursday 13 May 2021

Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wo barakatuhu.

Eid will be on Thursday 13th May in shah Allah.

On Thursday there will be 5 Eid Jamaat:

For more information on Eid Jamaat click here.

It is important that we continue to observe the rules that the Government has put into place. It is still not allowed to embrace each other and so do not do this inside or outside the Masjid. Please be aware that there may well be a media presence, recording what you do. Stick to the rules, and do not compromise the image of Muslims by disregarding the Government rules.

Jazakullah Khair for your understanding and patience.

In memory of Janab Ashfaq Ahmad Shamim Sahib, former KMWA chairman

Janab Ashfaq Ahmad Shamim Sahib was Chairman of Gillingham Masjid and Kent Muslim Welfare Association from the late 1980s until the late 1990s.

We were very sad to hear about the death of Janab Ashfaq Ahmad Shamim Sahib.

We all belong to Allah and to him we shall return. May Allah grant him the highest station in Jannah and may Allah shower his blessings and mercy and forgiveness on his family for their patience.

Janab Ashfaq Ahmad Shamim Sahib played a huge role in serving the Muslim Community in the Medway Towns and his generosity and sacrifice has benefitted many Muslims over the years – he should be recognised for his organisation and financial contribution for the extensive renovation of Gillingham Masjid in the early 1990s which we still benefit from largely today.

During his time as Chairman he managed the Masjid and brought a real spirit of community through the programmes and events organised. He also brought Jannazah services to Medway when he built the Shamimia Masjid in Chatham. May Allah reward him for his sincere service to the community, the people he helped, the lives he touched, and his intentions to do good for the community.

Eid Mubarak!

Eid al Fitr is on Sunday 24 May 2020

This has been an unprecedented Ramadan, with all mosques closed throughout the month of fasting. May Allah forgive us and grant us a great reward, may He keep us safe and healthy, and may He enable us to return to our mosques soon.

Don’t forget to give Zakat al-Fitr, at least £3 per person for everyone in the family.

Ruling on praying Eid Salah in ones home:
Urdu by Molana Zahoor sahib
English by Molana Irfan

Click here to find out more about celebrating Eid under lockdown