District candidate Hassan Azhari joins DUA
Sheikh S. L. M. Hassan Azhari who contested the Trincomalee
District under the SLMC ticket at the last Parliamentary
elections has joined the Democratic Unity Alliance (DUA) said
DUA's Secretary-General Hafiz Nazzer Ahamed at an "Ifthar"
(Break-fast) programme held at his residence in Colombo last
week.Sheikh Hassan an Islamic Scholar with BA Honours in Arabic
in Sri Lanka and Diploma in Islamic Culture at Al-Azhar
University Cairo Egypt. Sheikh Hassan is famous for his Islamic
sermons here and abroad.Hafiz Nazeer Ahamed in his welcome
address told the gathering that Hassan Azhari who lost by a
narrow margin the last Parliamentary Elections gaining 25,610
votes, second to the present Trincomalee District MP. Najeeb A.
Majeed, has been unanimously appointed as Deputy Leader of DUA.A.
J. M. Muzammil, Western Provincial Councillor and DUA's National
Organizer said Sheikh Hessan's inclusion to the party would
further strengthen the party's growth.Sheikh Hassan addressing
the DUA's Council of leaders and representatives, he will
dedicated himself to the ideals of the alliance.Sheikh S. L. M.
Hassan Azhari who contested the Trincomalee District under the
SLMC ticket at the last Parliamentary elections has joined the
Democratic Unity Alliance (DUA). The announcement was made by
DUA's Secretary-General Hafiz Nazeer Ahamed. Here, Sheikh Hassan
(National dress with cap) is embraced by Hafiz Nazeer Ahamed
with A. J. M. Muzammil (extreme left), Khalid M. Farouk, Deputy
Secretary General (extreme right) and Sham Nawaz, National
Coordinating Secretary (second from right), while a section of
the DUA representatives attending the meeting is seen in the