SANHA says public invite to AGM shows it ‘fiercely upholds principles of transparency’

By Al Qalam Reporter

The South African National Halaal Authority (SANHA) has extended an invitation to the community to attend its Annual General Meeting on November 2 in Cape Town. Audited financial statements will be handed out at the meeting.

The AGM will take place at the Taronga Road Masjid Hall, in Crawford, starting at 10am. There will also be an address by Moulana Yunus Patel, Chairman of SANHA and Secretary General of the United Ulama Council of South Africa (UUCSA). All are welcome and there will be special seating arrangements for ladies.

In a statement, SANHA’s public relations office, EBI Lockhat told Al Qalam: “From the inception of SANHA more than two decades ago, we have fiercely upheld the principles of transparency and accountability to those we serve. Action speaks louder than words and hence we proudly host annual general meetings (AGM) open to the public.”

The Guest Speaker at the AGM is Mohammed Mahomedy, the acting Group Chief Executive of Transnet.

As a member of the Transnet Board of Directors, he is tasked with the stewardship of Transnet, which has revenue of approximately R75-billion and asset value over R335-billion. Prior to this he was the Chief Financial Officer of Transnet Group Capital, a division of Transnet SOC Limited. His key responsibilities include financial management, project cost reviews and controls which account for approximately R3bn per annum and operating expenditure management and optimization of R 1,5bn.

“More importantly, his courageous stance against corruption, as testified at the Zondo Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, serves as an inspiration for the upholding of Islamic governance of the highest ethical standards.”

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