On the occasion of the Eid e Ghadeer, the External Tableegh Department of The World Federation is delighted to announce another unique and historical Interfaith Webinar on:

“The Universal Appeal of the Personality of Ali ibn Abi Talib (peace be upon him)”.


Our guests include reputable religious leaders and personalities from the Hindu, Christian, and Muslim communities. Find below a brief bio on our guests.

Saturday 31st July at 6PM BST UK time.

Watch live on our YouTube Channel. 

Eid Ghadeer Interfaith Webinar

Maulana Qari Mohammed Rafeek Sayed Ali Shah
Maulana Qari Mohammed Rafeek Sayed Ali Shah is a retired MP Member of the National Assembly Parliament of the Republic of South Africa. He is a former Shadow Minister of Defense, Minister of Correctional Services, Minister of Tourism and Provincial Minister for Transport. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and English Literature and Master’s degree in Islamic Sciences and Arabic Language and Literature and an M.Th. degree in Islamic Theology. He also holds a Higher Diploma in Comparative Religious Sciences and Jurisprudence. He is currently serving as the Khateeb of Raza Jamia Masjid of Ahl-e Sunnah wal Jama’ah in Phoenix – Durban, South Africa and is the Ameer of Minhaj-ul Qur’an International of South Africa.

Bishop Mor. Theophilus George Saliba
Bishop Mor. Theophilus George Saliba is the Metropolitan of Mount Lebanon and Tripoli, the Secretary to the Holy Synod, Syrian Orthodox Archbishopric. He got the excellent opportunity to visit the holy shrine of Ali Ibn Abi Talib (as) in Najaf al-Ashraf and Husayn Ibn Ali (as) in Karbala al-Moalla. Bishop Theophilus George Saliba is known for his promotion of the Peak of Eloquence, Nahjul Balagha.

Shri Swami Sarang Ji Maharaj
Dr. Sarang Mohiley, also known as Shri Swami Sarang is a spiritual uplifter and religious rhetorician from India who is the founder of Shree Swami Sarang Global Peace Foundation. Swami Ji belongs to a Brahmin family and is an active peace activist, known for leading a non-violent revolutionary movement for the co-existence of religious sects worldwide with a broad vision. Swami Ji is also an excellent writer, philosopher and a profound Lover of Imam Husayn (as), currently living in Lucknow.

Maulana Syed Nusrat Abbas Bukhari
Maulana Syed Nusrat Abbas Bukhari is an internationally renowned Religious Scholar with more than a decade of experience, with strong command in delivering lectures on religious harmony for the development of world peace and ethics. He has worked tirelessly to develop and create a vision for the youth and motivate them to reach their individual goals to transform the purpose of life in accordance with the Holy Book (Al-Qur’an) and the Sunnah as per the guidelines given by the Holy Prophet and his blessed progeny (Peace be upon them).

Brother Hussein Sajjad Hussein 
Hussein Sajjad Hussein is the Director of Marketing & Public Relations at Ahlulbayt TV with over 10 years of experience in Islamic media. Over the years, Hussein has travelled around the world meeting various communities and producing numerous documentaries that have highlighted the plight of Muslims and social issues affecting our modern society. Recently, Hussein has founded Ghadeer Marketing, a creative agency promoting humanitarian causes, social enterprise and community development. Hussein currently lives in Toronto – Canada.

This is a great occasion of celebration – discover how Mawla Ali (AS) is viewed and appreciated across a spectrum of religious thoughts.
An eye-opening event that must not be missed!