Daily Archives: January 28, 2015


The Centre for Islamic Studies is the leading Sri Lankan Islamic organization engaged in reaching out to those of other faiths. It was established in 1985 and has since helped thousands see Islam in its true light. It undertook the following activities in 2014: 1) Awareness Through Mosque Tours (ATMT) Awareness Through Mosque Tours is a unique inter-cultural concept where …

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The Centre for Islamic Studies (CIS) Welfare Activities in 2014

The Centre for Islamic Studies (CIS) Welfare Activities in 2014 The CIS held a number of welfare programs in 2014 under the direction of Vice President-Welfare Ilyas Haniffa. This included Ifthar Programs during the month of Ramazan and Dry Ration Distribution for New Muslims. Another highlight of the year was the Sharing Ramazan program overseen by Sister Mahiya where those …

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Basketball Legend: Islam Is Religion of Peace

WASHINGTON – A Muslim basketball legend has defended his comments after Chralie Hebdo attacks earlier this month, asserting that Islam is a religion of peace which extremists use as a mask to cover their crimes."Islam is a religion of peace, Islam does not tolerate wanton murder,” basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar told NBC “Meet The Press” on Sunday, January 25. The …

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