There was a big turnout of all those active in the Party in the Western Cape, KZN and Gauteng.
The Rally was organized by the Mitchells Plain District under the leadership of Achmat Hendricks and Faried Achmat. Mitchells Plain as the host was well represented. In the lead up to the Rally Ganief Hendricks, Nurjaan Ally and Advocate Fayruze Nagia-Luddy addressed women and youth groups. Senior citizens were given fruit and vegetable packs. Manenberg under the leadership of veteran Party stalwart Sadia Abrahams were bussed in.
She aslo conducted Party Agent training.
Motivation talks were given by Bilal of BBC who made a duah for 11 seats in the 2016 LGE.
The President delivered the Party’s political Report and handed the first copies to Mohamed Ally of our newest branch in Umzinto KZN which he launched and accredited in November 2015.
These was a sense of excitement when he announced that the IEC approved the abbreviation of the Party.
He expressed his disappointment that there was still insufficient interest to launch branches in the other six(6) provinces in spite of regular visits to Kimberley and Kimberley. This made it difficult to put in place a representative National Executive Committee(NEC) and to hold an elective conference. The Party was largely a Cape based organization although it had voter support in all 9 provinces as seen in the political report. The report covered the first 8 years of the Party and was a comprehensive 40 page document. It was now up to researchers to analyse the future of Muslim politics in South Africa. Copies were later given to Professor Muhammed Haron and researcher Naeem Jeenah,
THE MINUTES OF THE RALLY CAPTURES THE HIGHLIGHTS OF THE EVENT.
THE RALLY ended with a motion of confidence in the President who was given a mandate to run the 2016 LGE.
Provincial Leader Western Cape Bieneie Alexander with supporters after Rally